Ray LaHood

Truckers to DOT: ‘Smartphones are winning’

| June 12, 2012

Smartphones are whipping the Department of Transportation in the battle for the attention of the motoring public, wrote Whitesboro, Texas-based Pennco Transportation driver Martin Groseclose on Overdrive’s Facebook page, in response to last week's news ...

DOT eliminates traffic sign replacement deadlines

| May 11, 2012

The U.S. DOT said it's doing away with 46 regulations on traffic signs to provide local governments with more flexibility.

DOT gives states $20M for natural disaster repair

| May 07, 2012

The DOT is giving Alabama, Oregon and South Carolina money to help cover costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by disasters.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2012

The Arrow Truck Sales 2012 Back on the Road winner is named, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is required, a woman's rescuer is named Goodyear's Highway Hero, cargo theft increases and other ...

National Registry rule finalized

| April 18, 2012

Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.

DOT overwhelmed by TIGER grant requests

| April 06, 2012

DOT says the dollar amount requested in grant applications far exceeds the amount set aside for the program.

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2012

Truckers weigh in on beauty vs. efficiency, driver fatigue and the hours-of-service regulations.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.

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