DOT tells appeals court federal law does not supersede Calif.’s lunch break law

| March 07, 2014

Federal preemption does not prevent California's meal-and-rest regulations from applying to truck drivers, the U.S. Department of Transportation told an appellate court this week.

For-hire trucking employment unchanged in February as U.S. adds 175k

| March 07, 2014

The for-hire trucking industry did not add or lose any payroll jobs in February on a seasonally adjusted basis, per the DOL, who also downwardly revised January's job gains to 2,600.

Mobil Delvac engineer talks natural gas engine oil, low-viscosity trends

| March 06, 2014

Prior to the Technology Maintenance Council’s annual Meeting, Overdrive sister site CCJ talked to Lilo Hurtado, applications engineer, ExxonMobil Fuels and Lubricants, about natural gas engine oil and the upcoming introduction of the low viscosity oil ...

Sorting through highway funding plans: Several irons in the fire

| March 06, 2014

With Highway Trust Fund bankruptcy and the expiration of the MAP-21 act looming, here's a look at some of the key proposals so far to stabilize highway money and fund the next bill.

Cinnabon President to Address Women in Transportation

Overdrive Staff | March 06, 2014

Kat Cole, the 35-year-old president of Cinnabon, will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 annual conference of WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation. The conference will take place ...

House approves bill to exempt some fuel haulers from hours regs until May 31

| March 05, 2014

U.S. House members have approved a measure that would extend hours-of-service exemptions for propane and home heating fuel haulers to May 31.

Mack announces rebranding effort, new logo at ConExpo

| March 05, 2014

Mack Trucks this week announced a new branding strategy and an updated logo at the ConExpo/ConAgg construction convention in Las Vegas.

FreightWatch: Cargo theft numbers in 2013 hit all-time high again, threat of theft grows

| March 05, 2014

The number of cargo thefts recorded in 2013 tied 2012's all-time high of 951, according to an annual report, which also said that better organization and innovation by thieves continues to push the threat of cargo theft higher.

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