Reforming employee-driver compensation by removing the FLSA overtime exemption was among top recommendations, likewise expanding truck-parking availability, sleep apnea, further New Entrant attention and more.
FMCSA says it conducted 3.5 million roadside inspections leading to 16,000 estimated prevented crashes. However, crash numbers have steadily risen since 2009, in spite of the efforts of the agency and its CSA program.
Truckers may soon qualify for a 20 percent toll discount on a New York City bridge if they make more than 10 crossings that month using E-Z Pass. On Feb. 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced reaching ...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published Feb. 5 a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that will require some food haulers to take extra measures when transporting food with the greatest risk for contamination.
Federal courts have taken action in recent weeks against several violators in the trucking industry, including cases of hauling explosives illegally and recklessly, evading shut down orders and falsifying logs.
Overdrive has been named a finalist for Jesse H. Neal Awards in two categories — one in the Best Subject-Related Series of Articles category for its CSA's Data Trail series and one in the Best Website category.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel jumped again in the week ended Feb. 10, rising 2.6 cents to $3.977. The price of diesel has now risen 10.4 cents in the last three weeks and has hit its highest point since the week ended Sept. 9's $3.981.
What would you tell the FMCSA to focus on in terms of priority issues for the next highway reauthorization? Find here what FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's diverse membership thinks.
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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