CSA "isn't going anywhere," said Compliance Safety Systems' David Saunders at the Great American Trucking Show in a session on CSA: learn to market yourself with your record.
Changes to the CSA program -- including a new Hazmat category, adjustments to speeding severity weights and more -- will go live in December.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new Facebook page could be a great venue for drivers to get their viewpoints heard by the general public. Also: detail on an upcoming public meeting of the Motor ...
At U.S. House hearing on CSA, concerns about driver pay were aired with contentions that better nondriving-time compensation was much needed.
The following comes by way of owner-operator Joe Ammons, who is looking for assistance with a petition for the U.S. Secretary of Transportation (or Congress) to repeal the trucking exemption to the Fair Labor Standards ...
Much has been made of the inability and/or difficulty of state enforcement of the Department of Transportation's nationwide ban on handheld cellphone use behind the wheel. Last I've written about it you can find here ...
Some believe the electronic on-board recorder mandate written in this year's highway bill could well be impossible to achieve, given the legislation's language defining the electronic logging devices.
These problems are among many noted by frequent Overdrive commenter E.F. McHenry as Congress considered an EOBR mandate ultimately included in the MAP-21 highway bill.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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