Zero-defect driver vehicle reports on their way out

| August 01, 2013

FMCSA has issued a proposed rule that would eliminate the requirement of drivers to submit vehicle inspection reports in which they found no defects or problems.

Infographic: Owner-operators inspected four times more often than largest fleets

| July 31, 2013

An infographic on Overdrive sister site CCJ shows some of the more disparate data that favors fleets over independents.

Caught in a tornado: What’s a driver to do?

| July 31, 2013

What happens if you're about to cross paths with a tornado while driving? Quick advice on handling a twister on the road.

Diesel volatility a new phenomenon

| July 31, 2013

A historical look at how diesel prices have changed since the 1990s paints a picture of a once stably-priced commodity changing into a fairly volatile one.

New load profitability planner

| July 31, 2013

123Loadboard.com launched a load planning function that takes into consideration driving time, deadhead mileage, fuel and toll costs toward a goal of stringing together hauls for maximum profitability. The "Load Planner" reduces the time required to locate ...

Demand rising for spot market flat freight

| July 31, 2013

Rates reversed a downward trend in late July due primraily to growing volume in flatbed freight, DAT reported.

Submerged! What to do if you and your truck get plunged

| July 30, 2013

What if you suddenly found yourself — in your truck — sinking in water? Here's what to do if you and your rig are submerged.

Change thinking, not oil

| July 29, 2013

Using oil analysis can save you money in new oil, oil disposal and overall maintenance -- and can alert you to emerging engine problems.

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