TransCore’s DAT North American Freight index was up 24 percent in February from January, but declined 5.2 percent compared with February 2011.
Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.
Trucking oddities and interesting features along with Overdrive's Truck Gallery and Channel 19 are featured.
TransCore's North American Freight Index showed the highest spot market truckload freight volume for February since 1986.
A capacity shortage, a fatigue inspection, a new tax requirement and highway heroes are among the featured news items.
Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.
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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