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Another owner-operator suing Pilot over fuel rebate withholding

The second owner-operator to sue Pilot Flying J over the fuel rebate withholding scheme the company allegedly engaged in for years prior to an April 15 FBI raid filed a lawsuit May 24 in Jackson, Miss.

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The California challenge

Operators of pre-2007 trucks who currently operate in California have some tough choices coming with CARB's truck emissions rules -- here are some ways to think about them to help navigate.

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Driver pay, ‘Obamacare,’ industry outlook broken down at CCJ Symposium

A look at some of the highlights from the 2013 CCJ Spring Symposium.

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Maryland fuel taxes set to spike in July

July 1, Maryland's sales tax rate on fuel purchases will start a several year increase, starting with a 1 percent rate July 1 and eventually moving to 5 percent in 2016.

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DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx’s confirmation hearing ‘non-controversial’

According to reports, DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx faced little in the way of opposition during a Senate confirmation hearing.

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Report says carbon tax could slam trucking

Workers in "energy-intensive industries" such as truck transportation, "would tend to experience comparatively large losses in income under a carbon tax" as demand falls. Potential offsets could mute the effect.

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LETTER: Go niche to avoid being the last independent standing

Recently retired owner-operator Mike McRae responds to Overdrive's May issue with further evidence of where the profits are for independent single-truck businesses.

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Pilot Flying J sued by N.C. owner-operator

Another lawsuit has been filed against truck stop giant Pilot Flying J, marking at least the seventh suit to be brought against the company since federal fraud allegations surfaced in April.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

N.C. House passes anti-tolling bill

The North Carolina House of Representatives have approved a measure that would prohibit tolling existing Interstate lanes.

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Navistar hires former Peterbilt GM Bill Kozek as president

Navistar announced Monday, May 20, that it has hired longtime Peterbilt executive Bill Kozek as president of its North America Truck and Parts division.

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