New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.
Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.
Despite the June gain, used sales are 6 percent behind last year’s pace.
Used truck sales dropped about 15 percent in May from April, due to a lack of available inventory.
American Truck Dealers president cautioned the economic recovery is not a sure thing and easily could be derailed.
Class 8 sales declined 16 percent month-over-month in October, according to ACT Research Co.
Unit sales were up year-over year and are running 43 percent above 2009 year-to-date, according to ACT Research.
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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