Recent year financial constraints have forced state officials nationwide to slice budgets, causing some state legislators to look for commercial support for rest stops.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is researching truck size and weights and will soon begin studying availability of truck parking by state.
The Minnesota DOT announced a testing program at a rest area in which cameras in the parking lot will find and notify truckers of available parking.
"The public needs trucks and truckers, and truckers need what the public pays for. The public will is expressed through government, not talk radio." --Jim Mesthene of Waltham, Mass.
Following the cheers that went up around the trucking community for the “Jason’s Law” truck parking legislation’s inclusion in the MAP-21 highway bill in June, owner-operators like Overdrive reader William McKelvie put a quick lid ...
In all the hubbub over the mandate for electronic onboard recorders included in the highway-bill language, it's perhaps been easy to overlook some of better results for truckers and advocates, chief among them other language ...
Missouri will continue its initiative to expand interstate truck parking by transforming the I-29 Mound City rest areas to truck parking.
Cedar Lake, Ind., Town Councilman John Foreman says he doesn't want trucks parked near his $300,000 house.
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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