FMCSA — in compliance with the MAP-21 highway funding law finalized last year — has increased fines for several violations of its regulations and widened its authority to issue out-of-service orders.
Reefer rates bucked the trend in September, being the lone standout to not experience a rate drop in the month, according to Internet Truckstops' monthly per-mile spot market rate data, released this week.
Enforcement of trucking regulations and the operation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will not be affected by the federal government shutdown that went into effect Oct. 1.
In light of Congress' inability to handle passing a general budget, how will it be able to pass another highway bill? Trucking needs to prepare itself to be involved in the process, writes Kevin Jones.
Truck makers feel that heavy-duty natural gas trucks eventually could make up 15 to 20 percent of the Class 8 market in the United States, Here’s a primer to get you ready.
Part 2 of this feature series looks at alternatives to CARB Truck and Bus Rule compliance for owner-operators of 1996-2006 model year equipment and CARB's enforcement muscle.
What choice will you make? This first in a three-part series shares tools to help and perspective on short- and long-term preparation for the future of emissions regulations.
Forty percent of Overdrive readers remain uncertain of how they will purchase insurance in 2014, as Obamacare implementation approaches.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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