Minnesota to use cameras at truck stops, rest areas to help truckers find parking

| January 23, 2013

The Minnesota DOT announced a testing program at a rest area in which cameras in the parking lot will find and notify truckers of available parking.

Changing trucking for the better

| January 22, 2013

Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford's suggestion that owner-operators build personal tribes to share information and advocate for positive industry change drew praise, commentary.

Hodyon recalls all Dynasys APUs

| January 18, 2013

Hodyon, maker of the Dynasys auxiliary power units, announced this week on its website that it has "determined a potential safety risk" with all Dynasys APU models and is asking Dynasys owners to discontinue use.

CSA audit begins as data quality comes into question

| January 17, 2013

The DOT Inspector General wants to gauge whether FMCSA has in place adequate measures to make sure that the quality of data being used to evaluate carriers is sufficient.

The price of eating on the road

| January 17, 2013

Wendy Parker says the $300 a week she and her husband George spend on food is pretty bare bones. What is your weekly budget for food?.

Supreme Court will hear ATA case against Port of Los Angeles

| January 17, 2013

ATA's lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles' and its 2008 requirements of carriers in regards to using only company drivers and not independent contractors is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.

SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

| January 17, 2013

Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.

The burden of new taxes after fiscal-cliff negotiations

| January 16, 2013

An new infographic by owner-operator business services firm ATBS illustrates the tax burden represented by expiration of the "payroll tax holiday" following fiscal cliff negotiations.

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