Equipment Editor Jack Roberts recently took Volvo's versatile VNX for a test spin pulling with flatbed loaded with 77,500 pounds of concrete blocks around 6 and 7 percent grades on Interstate 26 in Tennessee. Here's what he found.
OOIDA says the rule needs safeguards against carrier reporting measures, while groups like ATA are pushing for an expansion of the ability of carriers to report drug or alcohol violations to FMCSA's database.
Try to find a credit card without an annual fee and with a low interest rate. If possible, pay the balance in full every month
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell nine-tenths of a cent in the week ended May 26 to $3.925, according to the Department of Energy. This is the fourth week in a row the price of diesel has declined nationally.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association its request for a delay in the effective date of the agency's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners rule.
TIA believes H.R. 4727 would remove the "confusing and conflicting vagaries" of CSA BASIC data as it relates to charges of the negligent selection of a carrier,
At the ALK tech summit this week, fleets touted the benefits -- and highlighted the challenges -- of road- and driver-facing in-cab camera systems. Are you running with one? Tell us in the comments here.
Terry Smith’s focus on safety, health, biz produces balance of disciplined professionalism, vibrant lifestyle
Terry Smith of Miramichi, New Brunswick, has five rules for safety that have helped him to drive 4.75 million accident-free miles in his 42-year career. The fruits of his fifth rule, which impacts more than safety, helped him earn the industry’s top honor: 2013 Owner-Operator of the Year.
Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.