FMCSA is conducting an internal review of all enforcement activities after the Truck-Regulation Public-Comment-Believability Index (TRPCBI) measure associated with the red-shirt NPRM flew into "way too positive" territory.
'I got my CSA!' -- fresh local vegetables warm the cockles. Speaking those three letters makes most members of the general public feel nice and upright and good about themselves. Too bad we can't feel ...
Owner-operator John Rodriguez, with business partner Willie Lancon, designed the Roller Rak portable tarping machine following a couple falls while tarping that could have been disasters.
State inspection intensity ratings range from Maryland, where 32 inspections per lane-mile of National Highway System were conducted during CSA's first two year, to Idaho, where only two inspections per lane-mile were done.
"Truckers are the 'Big Brother' of the road. They know what you're doing, people."
"Does anyone else think a giant rabbit with the ability to get into your house and squeeze your neck is terrifying?"
In the two years since CSA's advent, the smallest carriers have had a much greater chance of getting inspected and put out of service than drivers and trucks of the largest carriers.
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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