The California challenge

| May 27, 2013

Operators of pre-2007 trucks who currently operate in California have some tough choices coming with CARB's truck emissions rules -- here are some ways to think about them to help navigate.

Driver pay, ‘Obamacare,’ industry outlook broken down at CCJ Symposium

| May 24, 2013

A look at some of the highlights from the 2013 CCJ Spring Symposium.

Maryland fuel taxes set to spike in July

| May 24, 2013

July 1, Maryland's sales tax rate on fuel purchases will start a several year increase, starting with a 1 percent rate July 1 and eventually moving to 5 percent in 2016.

DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx’s confirmation hearing ‘non-controversial’

| May 23, 2013

According to reports, DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx faced little in the way of opposition during a Senate confirmation hearing.

Report says carbon tax could slam trucking

| May 23, 2013

Workers in "energy-intensive industries" such as truck transportation, "would tend to experience comparatively large losses in income under a carbon tax" as demand falls. Potential offsets could mute the effect.

LETTER: Go niche to avoid being the last independent standing

| May 22, 2013

Recently retired owner-operator Mike McRae responds to Overdrive's May issue with further evidence of where the profits are for independent single-truck businesses.

Pilot Flying J sued by N.C. owner-operator

| May 22, 2013

Another lawsuit has been filed against truck stop giant Pilot Flying J, marking at least the seventh suit to be brought against the company since federal fraud allegations surfaced in April.

N.C. House passes anti-tolling bill

| May 22, 2013

The North Carolina House of Representatives have approved a measure that would prohibit tolling existing Interstate lanes.

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