Ray LaHood

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Overdrive Staff | March 01, 2011

A capacity shortage, a fatigue inspection, a new tax requirement and highway heroes are among the featured news items.

Cross-border trucking with Mexico, again

| January 20, 2011

Tell us what you think the proposal for a new cross-border trucking program with Mexico would mean for owner-operators.

Street-sign replacement program put on hold for 45-day comment period

| November 30, 2010

Federally mandated changes to the design of local/state governments' corner road signs -- requiring mixed capital/lower-case type treatment with more reflective lettering, in effect a complete overhaul of existing signs the nation over by 2018 ...

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Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2010

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

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Todd Dills | September 01, 2010

A dose of trucking humor, oddities and coverage in the media.

Original ‘Vince and Larry’ crash test dummies donated to Smithsonian

| August 10, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation last month donated a number of “Vince and Larry” crash-test dummy costumes and related auto safety items to the Smithsonian Institution. You probably remember the PSAs from the 1980s, such ...

LaHood responds to ATA letter

Jill Dunn | June 05, 2010

The June 3 letter responded to an ATA letter in which the ATA said the DOT appeared to disproportionately support non-truck transport.

Cross-border trucking proposal coming

Jill Dunn | May 12, 2010

DOT Secretary Ray LaHood said a cross-border trucking program plan with Mexico would be announced “closer than soon.”

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