FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico
Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
Massachusetts will join 29 other states to enforce texting bans.
The rule governing texting while transporting hazmat closed a loophole in the ban on truck and bus drivers.
This law strengthens Louisiana’s 2008 texting ban, which allowed police to ticket drivers caught using their phones only if they were stopped for another offense.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has drafted a proposed regulation that would ban text messaging and restrict cell phone use.
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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