FMCSA grants another $1M to driver training schools to train military vets

| October 21, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Oct. 21 it has awarded $1 million in grants to nine tech and community colleges across the U.S. to help train military veterans for truck and bus driving jobs.

Top 10 state truck enforcement departments ranked by performance

| October 21, 2014

Access Overdrive analysis of data on the top 10 high-performance states when it comes to truck enforcement, as ranked in the brand-new report from the American Transportation Research Institute, out today.

Cummins develops iPhone, iPad service app

| October 21, 2014

Cummins announced this week it has released a new app for Apple iOS devices. Dubbed QuickServe Online, it offers users easy, mobile access to Cummins’ parts options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate info for 15 ...

FMCSA amends hours rules for fuel haulers in emergency situations

| October 21, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finalized changes to federal safety regulations that will allow certain state-issued emergency declarations to supersede federal hours-of-service regulations.

32 drivers named finalists for leaders of next America’s Road Team

| October 21, 2014

The American Trucking Associations named this week 32 drivers as finalists in the selection process for the captains of the 2015-2016 America’s Road Team.

Diesel price continues near 4-month downslide, remains at 28-month low

| October 21, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 4.2 cents in the week ended Oct. 20 to $3.656, according to the Department of Energy’s weekly report, marking the 16th week in a row without an increase.

Charts: For-hire truck driver pay averages $46k, private $73k

| October 20, 2014

How does your pay rank against the industry average? These charts should give you some idea.

Travel ban to combat the Ebola virus: Readers express support

| October 20, 2014

As of October 20, the large majority of readers supported a travel ban from ebola-stricken countries "if that's what it takes to stop the spread of the virus," in the words of reader Terry Long.

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