FMCSA listens: PSP update clarifies co-driver inspection violations

| March 04, 2011

While I'm on the subject of CSA, I thought I'd share a bit of an update to this month's Truckers News CSA cover story. In it, during dicussion of the DataQs system and Ed Webb's ...

One driver’s war: Taming CSA and the DataQs challenge process

| March 03, 2011

I finally got the the opportunity to meet Boonville, Ind.-based driver Ed Webb (pictured) in person yesterday afternoon at the newly reopened downtown TA here in Nashville (speaking of which, Aaron Tippen's performing tomorrow morning ...

Transport equipment a big part of factory growth

| March 02, 2011

In ISM indices that measure growth in manufacturing and manufacturing employment, “transportation equipment” was the third fastest growing segment in February.

Truckstops = Coffeehouses with copious rig parking?

| March 02, 2011

A new index tracking sales of goods and services at highway truckstops, the McLane-NATSO quarterly index, recently tracked an interesting rise in the sale of hot beverages like coffees, cappucinos and teas at truckstops. That ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | March 01, 2011

Chinese play hardball, a philanthropic gift, freight stabilizes and other industry news items are featured.

‘American Trucker’ rebroadcasts; my interview with the host

| March 01, 2011

If you missed the debut episodes of the "American Trucker" series last Thursday on the Speed Channel, it's being rebroadcast tonight at 8 and 11 p.m. ET, and 8 a.m. tomorrow. The next new episodes ...

Give Fartlek a Chance

| March 01, 2011

Fartlek: Most people laugh at the word, but it’s actually a good way to change your workout routine.

Horrors of a Traveling Husband

| March 01, 2011

More than I did just a short time ago, I now understand the difficulty of being the one left at home while my spouse takes his job on the road.

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