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Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

‘Jason’s Law’ part of transportation bill

Jill Dunn | November 09, 2011

Expanded truck parking is a component of the Environment and Public Works committee bill passed on to the full Senate.

Missouri gets $1M to add truck parking

| November 01, 2011

The state will meet with trucking companies to decide where to locate additional truck parking on I-70.

Electrification of truck stop spaces revives

| August 30, 2011

As fuel prices spiked in 2007-08, a large majority of truckers' anti-idling interest was focused on dedicated auxiliary power units, which market expanded dramatically with a profusion of new manufacturers. This time around, with the ...

I-35 truck parking facility to be closed 2 days

| March 15, 2011

The facility on southbound I-35 near Coffey, Mo., at mile marker 81 will be closed two days beginning March 16.

Jason’s Law support continues to grow

| June 29, 2010

Monday, June 28, was the day supporters of the Jason's Law trucking parking safety and security legislation were calling for a united front from the community of drivers and others in the industry toward its passage; I was on the road ...

‘A door just opened’: Jason’s Law gains steam

| March 17, 2010

What might well go down in history as the biggest trucking story of 2009, at least as goes drivers' efforts to push for industry change for the better, is that of Jason's Law, named after ...

Congress encouraged to pass Jason’s Law

| March 17, 2010

Legislation would allocate funds for new safe rest areas and expansion and improvement of existing safe rest areas.

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