Driver medication use, cross-border trucking, insurance hikes on the docket for FMCSA committee meetings
The agency's advisory committee will meet with FMCSA's Medical Review Board to talk medications like painkillers and amphetamines, and it will meet by itself to discuss the liability insurance increase for carriers and cross-border trucking.
Navistar-International has filed a motion requesting consolidation of the more than two dozen lawsuits brought against it over alleged problems with its EGR-only engine line, along with the 21 other similar lawsuits the company is expecting to come.
Overdrive's interactive microsite allows you to choose the fuel-saving equipment you deem most valuable. Participants in the poll voting by Oct. 12 will be entered in a contest to win prizes from Amsoil.
According to DAT's analysis of the spot market for the week ending October 4, freight availability rebounded 1.5 percent at the close of the month and quarter.
Following the release of the American Transportation Research Institute's critical issues report, this poll probes Overdrive readers' own prioritization of ATRI's top ten carrier concerns.
This month in the Standout States series we look at Connecticut, which might get the most proverbial "bang" for its inspection buck with the highest number of violations per inspection on average – and the lowest percentage of clean inspections.
FedEx response to the ruling expressed commitment to protect "the rights of thousands of independent business owners to continue owning and operating their own businesses."
With fleets' difficulty finding drivers these days, could greater acceptance of automatics boost the ranks of capable, qualified drivers among younger populations without sacrificing the training benefits of manuals?
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