A bone to the industry from an agency in the doghouse

| November 11, 2013

Boosting the low-use mileage exemption just won't be enough for some operators with CARB-noncompliant engines. For others, it doesn't change their thoughts on the agency's emissions regs.

Short fuses at the fuel island

| November 10, 2013

"They have people scheduled to maintain the snack bar -- why couldn't they schedule someone to maintain the fuel-isle flow? I would gladly give up a rolling rack of butt rockets for a fuel island attendant."

Inside small-fleet advocacy at NASTC annual meeting

| November 09, 2013

Rounding up highlights from the NASTC annual meeting: CARB politics, enforcement; speed limiter rule with retrofit requirement expected in 2014, "conditional" rating the new "unsatisfactory"...

Gird your loins because hell has frozen over

| November 08, 2013

"I applaud the trucker who let ride with him -- you're a brave fellow. When I asked George if he'd let Anne do a ridealong with him, he flat out said, 'Hell no.'"

Roundup: River States in Wis. hosting show, hanging a fuel-mileage shingle, new vid series…

| November 07, 2013

Overdrive's Pride & Polish heads to Wisconsin in 2014, with River States Customz in La Crosse hosting.

Death in Arizona: Ultimate toll of distracted driving

| November 06, 2013

Sad and somewhat horrifying news from Arizona this week reinforces the toll distracted driving can take on life and limb — and trucking's image.

Anne Ferro on a haul — finally

| November 05, 2013

Riding along with owner-operator Leo Wilkins yields new insights for FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Piss’d Off Pete grabs 12 minutes of celebrity and roars on

| November 05, 2013

Since starring in Overdrive's most popular video, Piss'd Off Pete, a converted Peterbilt 351, has been featured on Jay Leno's Garage website and video series.

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