Though the landscape of federal rulemaking was relatively quiet this year, a few lawsuits brought against some of the DOT's more controversial rules and programs proved to be popular topics this year.
Putting the owner-operator in ownership of the trailer drastically reduces maintenance problems, as well as the downtime that comes with them.
FTR Associates Shippers Conditions Index improved in October from September, but the research firm forecasts that conditions at the end of 2012 and into 2013 will worsen.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been on a cleaning sweep since late November.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) proposed a bill into the House that would, if passed, implement a pilot program to test the feasibility of a tax on miles traveled.
Two operators share views on methods toward boosting rates to profitable levels -- one offering a perspective in favor of price re-regulation.
A preliminary plan to raise tolls on truck drivers traveling the New York Thruway has been scrapped in favor of a new plan that involves shoring up spending and better asset management.
If all trucks in the U.S. were halted tomorrow, what would happen with water and food supplies, fuel availability, healthcare, banks, the retail segment, manufacturing and emergency responders?
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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