During enforcement and compliance inspections of trucks and drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and its state-based partners will begin conducting random verifications of driver medical cards.
There’s hundreds of dollars a year to be saved by careful tire management.
As has been the case for all three segments in the last three years — except for flatbed in late 2010 — spot market rates for reefer, flatbed and dry van continue their decline after peaking in June, this time each dropping a few cents in October from September.
The week's highlights in potential economic indicators all show positive growth for both the trucking economy and the U.S. economy as a whole.
Singer-songwriter Kenny Chesney was presented with the Shell Rotella Road Warrior Award Thursday night at the Billboard Touring Awards and Conference.
The Lincoln, Neb.-based Crete Carrier Corp. has been named a Top 100 employer of former military members, says G.I. Jobs.
The waiver of certain federal rules for drivers carrying emergency loads to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended to Nov. 27.
Superstorm Sandy left lots of vehicles, including Class 8 trucks, subject to flooding from contaminated waters. Meritor offers a few tips on what to do if your truck has been affected.
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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