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Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2010

Freight plan bill favors rail, bill would increase truck weight, a milestone truck is delivered, carrier safety rataings are available and much more industry news items are featured.

Truck tax breaks sought

Jill Dunn | August 30, 2010

Truck representatives have sought a short-term 10 percent tax credit towards the purchase of Class 8 trucks with 2010 engines.

Mexico adds more tariffs

| August 17, 2010

Mexico increased to 99 the number of U.S. products with retaliatory tariffs.

Court rules on mover’s insurance fee

| August 09, 2010

Mayflower Transit may assess a 10-cent per mile fee on its owner-operators to cover the cost of insurance.

Grants awarded to cut emissions

| August 06, 2010

OOIDA has been selected to receive $1 million to implement an auxiliary power unit project costing more than $2.3 million.

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Overdrive Staff | August 01, 2010

Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.

Overlooked niches

Max Kvidera | August 01, 2010

Advanced handling. Extra-heavy labor. Elaborate LTL logistics. Special hauls often require moreof an owner-operator than ordinary loads, but the financial rewards compensate well.

Broker group offers online seminar on bond bill

Jill Dunn | July 09, 2010

The Senate broker bill would increase broker bond to $100,000 from $10,000.

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