Hours rule exemption for storm relief extended to Nov. 27

| November 09, 2012

The waiver of certain federal rules for drivers carrying emergency loads to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended to Nov. 27.

Suggested maintenance, inspection practices for flooded trucks

| November 08, 2012

Superstorm Sandy left lots of vehicles, including Class 8 trucks, subject to flooding from contaminated waters. Meritor offers a few tips on what to do if your truck has been affected.

Truckers react: Obama wins ’12 election

| November 07, 2012

Most commenters on Overdrive's Facebook page were not thrilled to hear news that incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama had been re-elected and were quite vocal on where they stood relative to the national political scene, but he did have some outspoken supporters, too.

Sandy: Natural gas saves the day for some

| November 07, 2012

Those using natural gas for necessary heating, cooking and power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy's landfall fared much better than those relying just on electrical power.

Amid lawsuits, Mexican pilot program plods on

| November 07, 2012

A federal court is set to hear OOIDA's case against the cross-border pilot program Dec. 6.

Trucking contributions heavily favor Romney, GOP

| November 07, 2012

The trucking indutry as a whole contributed $7.8 million in campaign contributions this election season, and 85 percent of it went to Republican candidates — the largest percentage since 1990.

Barack Obama wins re-election

| November 06, 2012

In picking up a big chunk of large swing states like Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, President Barack Obama has been re-elected, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney Tuesday.

Sandy: DOT waiving regs, leading fuel delivery

| November 06, 2012

In an effort to alleviate a fuel shortage in the region, FMCSA is leading a fuel transporting team into areas affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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