The mandate included in the 2010 Affordable Care Act law ("Obamacare") that requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide a health insurance coverage to employees has been pushed back a year to 2015.
Flatbed, reefer and dry van rates all rose to their highest points ever, according to numbers released this week by online loadboard Internet Truckstop.
Several states will see changes to the price of fuel at the pump as new taxes take effect July 1.
The new hours of service rules began being enforced this week, despite resistance and pleas of concern over cost and productivity from drivers and the industry at large.
Smaller carriers slightly more pessimistic on volume than large carriers; a majority of all carriers are expecting rate increases over the next year.
From raising rates to running in the Golden State no longer, owner-operators sound off on methods of dealing with and impacts real and potential of CARB's powertrain upgrade requirements.
A few sunny spots for owner-operators, and a few tips on increasing the profitability of your operation.
A rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders by truck drivers is expected to be proposed Nov. 18.
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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