In what appears to be a longer term trend upwards, the price of diesel fuel surged again this week, climbing 8.2 cents to $4.014.
After agreeing to a tentative deal Dec. 4 and effectively ending an 8-day strike that held thousands of truckers away from work, the Port of Long Beach and Port of L.A. clerical workers union has now rejected the contract terms.
FMCSA's Pre-employment Screening Program is the only place to find full driver-specific detail of the information contained in the Motor Carrier Management Information System database that underpins CSA.
Several states hit by winter storm "Nemo" this weekend have suspended hours of service rules for drivers carrying emergency supplies.
The Federal Highway Administration describes the Brent Spence Bridge as “functionally obsolete" because of capacity, sight distance and safety issues.
Utah may be expanding its 80 mph speed limit use, and other states are considering pushing limits to 75 mph on certain highways.
Industry tests have shown for years that the difference in fuel economy between the best drivers and the worst can be as much as 30 percent due.
The trucking industry as a whole was the victim of a $27 billion loss in 2011 in the aggregation of time spent and fuel wasted in congestion on U.S. highways.
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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