Flex time — ATA lays down support for sleeper berth/HOS flexibility in comments to feds

| April 22, 2010

The latest wrinkle in the ongoing debate over potential changes to trucking hours-of-service regulations, for which so many drivers have offered various proposals for injecting flexibility into the system, is the biggest trucking-company organization in ...

ATA: Modify sleeper berth rules for more flexibility

| April 22, 2010

FMCSA should better address the true causes of fatigue in transportation.

Kentucky bans texting behind the wheel

| April 22, 2010

Kentucky became the 23rd state to ban texting for all drivers, following Nebraska last week.

Introducing Wayne Dollar, a story-telling quilter who loves trucking, too

| April 21, 2010

Though he perhaps needs no introduction, since you may have met him at his booth at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas last year, owner-operator Wayne Dollar (pictured), 54, not only stitches his own quilts, ...

CVSA sets Roadcheck for June 8-10

| April 20, 2010

Last year, the driver safety compliance rate of 95.7 percent was the highest ever.

I-80 speed limit returned to 75 mph in Wyoming

| April 20, 2010

A seasonal limit of 65 mph had been in force since Oct. 15 on a 52-mile stretch of the interstate.

Truck driver for governor: “Singin’ Sam” Little’s Alaska campaign song

| April 20, 2010

Since I blogged about "Singin' Sam" Little's campaign launch for the governship of the northernmost U.S. state, Little (pictured, left, with his wife, Denise, and Pat Holt) has been laying the groundwork for the run, part of which ...

Spot market freight surges 259% in March

| April 20, 2010

The high load volume in March contributed to the strongest first-quarter volume since 2004, according to TransCore.

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