Industry representatives worried that the questionnaire would put yet another stumbling block in the driver medical certification process; doctors argued it would help document their determination of whether a driver is fit to receive a medical card.
A recent agreement between the U.S. and Mexico will allow carriers who carry freight to and from Mexico to become certified and therefore undergo fewer cargo exams and enjoy faster validation when crossing the border.
Truckers who are hearing impaired and can communicate English -- but don’t speak it -- are not barred from having a CDL, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said this month.
Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts visited Peterbilt headquarters in Denton, Texas, last week to test drive the truck maker's new 579 EPIQ. The model he drove was paired with a highly aerodynamic trailer and Peterbilt's ...
The common refrain that the hours rules need to better encourage drivers to "drive when rested and sleep when tired" to be tested by the FMCSA.
David Ragland has been named the latest Truckload Carriers Association’s Highway Angel for his role in helping two young children survive a bad car crash.
California’s Air Resources Board issued regulatory guidance this week saying the state is cleared to enforce elements of its emissions regulations that require truck and trailer owners to install aerodynamic add-on devices and use certain tires.
Overdrive has begun its annual search for top owner-operator in its Owner-Operator of the Year contest and is taking nominations through the end of October.
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