Trucking employment surged in April as unemployment dropped

| May 03, 2013

The for-hire trucking industry added 11,700 jobs in April, according to preliminary data released this week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Crashes and interventions: The fault handicap

| May 01, 2013

FMCSA may be a long way from accounting for crash fault in the CSA Safety Measurement System. In the meantime, questions about the system's effectiveness loom large with analysis of crash rates.

Delving into CSA data shows enforcement irregularities

| May 01, 2013

Overdrive is excited to launch the expanded CSA's Data Trail website, which is dedicated to empowering trucking professionals with data and analysis of how CSA affects their businesses.

Diesel continues plummet, down 22 cents year over

| April 30, 2013

The price of diesel has now fallen every week since Feb. 25, marking nine straight weeks of decline and, now, the lowest diesel price since mid-summer of last year.

Knowing if you’re ready to buy

| April 30, 2013

Assessing net worth relative to your age says more than you think about your ability to purchase a truck and succeed as an owner-operator.

Two more class action suits filed against Pilot Flying J

| April 29, 2013

Pilot Flying J has now been sued for a second and third time in response to federal allegations that it defrauded carriers out of tens of millions of dollars in a rebate withholding scheme over nearly a decade-long period.

Detroit’s automated-manual transmission coming to U.S. market

| April 29, 2013

The Detroit DT12 automated-manual transmission that will be available exclusively in Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with Detroit DD15 engines starting next month.

188 cargo thefts recorded in first quarter of 2013

| April 26, 2013

In the quarter, 188 thefts were recorded, with an average loss value of $141,266 per load stolen.

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