safety

One hauler’s rate benchmark and more on pricing

| December 20, 2012

Two operators share views on methods toward boosting rates to profitable levels -- one offering a perspective in favor of price re-regulation.

Snow, wind play havoc on plains

| December 20, 2012

Snow prompted Wednesday evening closures of I-70 in Kansas among other roadways.

Reader: ‘I’d drive naked!’ — More on in-cab facial video monitoring

| December 06, 2012

Readers respond to the question "Would you drive if your carrier had a camera pointed at your face or the road?" Sound off yourself here.

Ferro: Safety Fitness Determination proposal coming in 2013

| December 03, 2012

A proposed rule that would allow FMCSA to use a carrier's CSA rankings to produce an overall safety rating will come in the first half of 2013, said FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

PSP 2.0 expands access to driver records, introduces iPhone app

| November 29, 2012

Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program crash/inspection violation history reports are now available to companies involved in hiring decisions beyond just interstate motor carriers.

Driving blindfolded or asleep? Avoid these states

| November 21, 2012

Atlas Van Lines has put together a clever infographic highlighting statistics about distracted driving and safety.

VIDEO, testimony: Randall Doane of Deaf Truckers United

| November 01, 2012

As FMCSA reps spoke of future routine nature of a medical qualifications exemption program for deaf drivers, Deaf Truckers United members engaged on current problems.

Hot button: Call a truce with marijuana?

| October 16, 2012

More than 60 percent of Overdrive readers favored some form of marijuana-use legalization or decriminalization, with a majority reflecting three current state ballot initiatives beyond medical use.

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