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Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.


Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2011

Audit delays cross-border plan, court asked to review pilot program, hours rule due by end of month, a bridge closure, FMCSA says CSA helps compliance and other industry news items are featured.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

Business group opposes rest area commerce bill

| June 23, 2011

The legislation would permit states to sell food and fuel from interstate rest areas.

I-70 rest areas to be closed

| May 24, 2011

The Missouri Department of Transportation is closing the Mineola rest areas to begin converting them to truck parking only.

Rest areas closing

Jill Dunn | May 17, 2011

Nationwide, rest areas are closing because of flooding or budget shortfalls. On the other hand, one is being converted to truck parking.

PRO Navigation System

| March 31, 2011

The 5550 PRO Navigation System has a 5-in. LCD screen. It features Junction View with Lane Assist, state mileage log, hours-of-service Log and last-mile routing for road coverage on secondary highways. The Quick-Tabs feature includes ...

New Mexico may close 14 rest areas

| April 27, 2010

Almost half of New Mexico’s public rest stops would be closed because of a funding shortfall, according to the state’s Department of Transportation. The New Mexico DOT has chosen 14 of the state’s 32 rest stops ...

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