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.

Navistar hires former Peterbilt GM Bill Kozek as president

| May 20, 2013

Navistar announced Monday, May 20, that it has hired longtime Peterbilt executive Bill Kozek as president of its North America Truck and Parts division.

LETTER: Do unto drivers as you would have done unto you

| May 17, 2013

A sort of mild-nightmare scenario at a receiver for Prime driver Bob Sauter leads to larger thoughts on the terrible treatment many drivers see from shipping/receiving facility personnel.

Pilot CEO says he did not know about scheme, all rebates will be repaid

| May 16, 2013

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said he "was absolutely unaware" of the fraudulent fuel rebate withholding scheme his company and its salespeople allegedly participated in in recent years.

Floods, bad weather pushed freight availability down in April

| May 15, 2013

Freight volumes on the spot market were down — out of trend — 16 percent in April of this year from April 2012, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, which says that bad ...

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