U.S. Department of Transportation

DOT names five federal credit assistance program projects

| April 25, 2012

DOT will use its Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan program to help finance five highway projects.

Federal freight index saw small gain in February

| April 11, 2012

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.5 percent in February, according to DOT numbers.

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Overdrive Staff | April 01, 2012

Year's top owner-operator named, N.C., Virginia and Missouri in tolling program, FMCSA wants EOBR survey excluded and more industry news items are featured.

Feds close Utah carrier

| March 31, 2012

Federal officials have shut down a small Utah carrier after declaring the company and its principal an imminent public safety hazard.

Surface trade with Canada, Mexico increases

| March 27, 2012

Surface transportation trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico in January increased 11.5 percent over January 2011.

VIDEO: An owner-operator's message to regulators about EOBRs

| March 24, 2012

Owner-operator Ken Stewart told federal regulators what he would do the day he is forced to put an electronic onboard recorder in his truck.

VIDEO: Driver to FMCSA: ‘Stop coming after us!’

| March 24, 2012

Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.

DOT pegs annual road spending at $101B

| March 19, 2012

Report points to a sizeable gap between current spending and projected levels of investment needed to maintain the nation’s highways.

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