Opinion on the potential effects resulting from a wide shutdown has varied widely among Overdrive readers -- from a solid negative for truckers' public image to political leverage on regs.
What choice will you make? This first in a three-part series shares tools to help and perspective on short- and long-term preparation for the future of emissions regulations.
With the topic of potential federal regulation of drivers operating with or at risk of the sleep apnea condition, this poll probes whether the apnea focus of recent years has already affected you.
The Facebook page that went viral the third week of September calling for a trucking shutdown was then shut down itself under murky circumstances. Meanwhile, nontrucking promoters move toward a semblance of organization.
FMCSA withdraws its 2007 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Entry Level Driver Training in favor of developing another proposal.
This op-ed by Colorado trucking association head Greg Fulton argues for "eliminat any unnecessary or outdated regulations. At the same time, we need to streamline the existing ones."
In the final installment of this series, longtime drivers Kenny Frye, Jim Hoskins, John Minders and Mike Hogan offer views on the quality of professional entering the industry today.
News of new grant funding available for truck DPF retrofits and truck replacements for California-based owner-operators shows limitations of California's grant programs.
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