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.
While skeptical voices were loudest following discussion of a move toward broker-carrier rate transparency, the conversation continues.
In line with the effective date of the federal rule requiring drivers to see an FMCSA-approved medical examiner for DOT physicals, Overdrive has released in its Trucker Tools smartphone app a new function to help drivers find medical examiners based on their location and via search.
Despite recent attempts by trucking trade groups to delay the effective date of the rule, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's rule to require drivers to be medically certified by examiners approved by the agency became effective May 21.
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