"Connected vehicle” technology means any vehicle picking up information and sharing it with vehicles around it.
FOR THE RECORD -- New research by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration confirms the safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.
Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.
Most carriers are unranked under CSA, speeding tops safety violations, the Rush Tech Skills Rodeo and more industry news items are featured.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
Rule would prohibit interstate commercial trucker from reaching for, dialing or holding handheld cell phone while operating a commercial motor vehicle.
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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