Hours and recorders: Give safe drivers some freedom

| April 29, 2014

You shouldn’t have to invest in electronic logging technology to continue proving that you're safe.

Average diesel price climbs again in first consecutive increases in 2 months

| April 28, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel rose again in the week ended April 28, climbing four-tenths of a cent to $3.975.

661,000 lbs.: Now that’s heavy haul!

| April 28, 2014

These pictures tell the story of the equipment used to haul a massive steam turbine generator and other equipment from California to Agua Prieta in Mexico -- the move in process by Contractors Cargo.

Overdrive’s Owner-Operator of the Year presented with pickup

| April 25, 2014

Terry Smith, 2013 Owner-Operator of the Year in the contest produced by Overdrive and TCA, picked up his prize Thursday: A new 2013 Ram 2500 pickup.

CARB approves some compliance alternatives, deadline delays for owner-ops, small fleets

| April 25, 2014

CARB has voted to amend some of its emissions regulations deadlines, giving owner-operators and small fleets who financially were unable to comply with the rule some compliance alternatives.

Connectivity for leisure: Facebook rules non-work Web use

| April 25, 2014

  2014 Internet Use Study stories Both in the listed responses for favorite non-work website and the most-accessed app and site from mobile devices, Facebook is king, as the social networking site is listed with great regularity ...

ELD mandate could pave way for time-based pay prevalence

| April 25, 2014

At least, watchers say, carriers may have better tools to support negotiation of hourly detention-pay schemes with shippers and receivers -- others, however, see potential downsides in the future, such as FMCSA further limiting hours...

Owner-operators speak passionately for and against CARB extensions in hearing

| April 25, 2014

Proposed amendments to delay some emissions regulations deadlines and allow alternate compliance options for small fleet owners were presented to the California Air Resources Board April 24 to consider and adopt. Trucking reps gave hours of impassioned testimony both for and against the amendments.

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