What if you were suddenly driving through a volcanic eruption? In the fifth installment of the Worst Case Trucking Scenarios, Overdrive examines just that.
The entirety of the current hours of service rule was upheld for long-haul drivers. The only portion of the rule vacated by the court was the required 30-minute break for short-haul drivers.
After jetting up to all-time rate highs in June, reefer and flatbed rates on the spot market declined some in July, but rates in all three segments are still strong, according to data from Internet Truckstop.
After May and June both produced net job losses in the for-hire trucking industry, 6,300 net payroll jobs were added in July, according to preliminary government data.
A crazed bandit has you at bay and has your rig under his control. What should you do? Here are some pointers.
FMCSA has issued a proposed rule that would eliminate the requirement of drivers to submit vehicle inspection reports in which they found no defects or problems.
An infographic on Overdrive sister site CCJ shows some of the more disparate data that favors fleets over independents.
What happens if you're about to cross paths with a tornado while driving? Quick advice on handling a twister on the road.
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