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Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

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Overdrive Staff | August 05, 2011

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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Overdrive Staff | January 04, 2011

CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

Massachusetts to ban texting

| September 28, 2010

Massachusetts will join 29 other states to enforce texting bans.

Texting ban extends to hauling hazmat

| September 21, 2010

The rule governing texting while transporting hazmat closed a loophole in the ban on truck and bus drivers.

Louisiana beefs up ban on texting while driving

| June 18, 2010

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.

White House reviews cell phone use rule

| March 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation has drafted a proposed regulation that would ban text messaging and restrict cell phone use.

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