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Five from Overdrive: Hours of service effects, latest cargo theft scheme, trucking employment

| October 22, 2013

In today's edition of Five from Overdrive, OD News Editor James Jaillet gives news on the the impact of the new hours of service rule, cargo thefts from "fictitious pickups," trucking's monthly employment report and ...

Union campaign to boost inspection dollars tars truckers

| July 12, 2012

Can you imagine your state's government employees resorting to something like this? The image here is of a billboard, among other similar ads that are part of a campaign being waged by British Columbia, Canada's weigh-station ...

Freedom drives prosperity, economist tells fleet execs

| June 14, 2012

Speaking to attendees of the inaugural Great West Fleet Executive Conference in Vegas on Wednesday, noted economist Dr. Barry Asmus gave an enthusiastic endorsement of American exceptionalism and the importance of maintaining freedom and limited ...

Channel 19′s Friday trucking news quiz

| June 01, 2012

A brief quiz on the week's news -- play yourself! Post answers in the comments here then go back through the past week's blog entries to check your results. Get all five without cheating? You ...

Looking good, Michelin man

| March 31, 2012

We didn't realize the Michelin mascot was such an avid consumer of owner-operator news and views before this photo was sent in. In any case, kudos for reading, MM. But too bad he didn't get to ...

Court of Appeals denies OOIDA’s EOBR request

Jill Dunn | March 30, 2012

A federal court has denied OOIDA's request that it order the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to not encourage EOBR use.

I-12 eastbound to be closed in Louisiana

| March 29, 2012

Interstate 12 eastbound will be closed Saturday, March 31, at the O’Neal Lane interchange in Baton Rouge for 12 hours.

I-12 eastbound to be closed

| March 29, 2012

Interstate 12 eastbound will be closed Saturday, March 31, at the O’Neal Lane interchange in Baton Rouge for about 12 hours.

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