Natural gas payoff: Utility, ROI in construction trucking apps

| May 29, 2013

While natural gas engines and retrofits are not cheap, the key question is your return on investment. Does it pay to run a truck or a fleet on natural gas?

Another owner-operator suing Pilot over fuel rebate withholding

| May 29, 2013

The second owner-operator to sue Pilot Flying J over the fuel rebate withholding scheme the company allegedly engaged in for years prior to an April 15 FBI raid filed a lawsuit May 24 in Jackson, Miss.

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.

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