Fitzgerald raising money for St. Jude’s with glider kit sale

| March 03, 2014

Fitzgerald Glider Kits will be selling a specially built Peterbilt 389 with the full sales price of the truck going to benefit St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

25,000 Cummins Westport natural gas engines recalled for issue that could cause exhaust temp increase

| March 03, 2014

Certain Cummins Westport engine models ISL G and ISX12 G are being recalled by Cummins Inc. and its joint venture Cummins Westport for a potential defect that could raise exhaust temperatures and possibly shoot flames out of the exhaust pipe, causing fire risk.

Anti-tolls group formed by trucking companies, truck stops, other sectors

| March 03, 2014

Several trucking companies and trucking trade groups have joined a band of other business and consumer organizations to form an anti-tolling group who says its mission is to keep existing interstates toll-free.

Truckers protest at Vancouver port, disrupt operations

| March 03, 2014

Stakeholders at Canada’s Port Vancouver say protesting non-union truckers have attempted to intimidate drivers working the facility, while the port’s container hauler union may strike, too.

Oregon governor asks port to address wait time for truckers

| February 28, 2014

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has asked the Port of Portland to “seek immediate independent review” of equipment dockworkers say has caused excessive wait times for truckers at one port terminal.

Appeals court rolls smaller lawsuit against FMCSA data into OOIDA’s broader DataQs suit

| February 28, 2014

Based on jurisdictional grounds, a U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C. has transferred a case brought against the FMCSA and its inability to remove violations from a carrier or driver's safety record if the violation is dismissed in court or the carrier is found not guilty.

Beall now building tankers in Wis.

Overdrive Staff | February 28, 2014

Beall Trailers, part of Wabash’s Walker Group division, started manufacturing its 406 petroleum and dry bulk tank trailer models at Walker Group manufacturing facilities in Fond du Lac and New Lisbon, Wis., in addition to ...

FMCSA extends deadline for student art contest

Overdrive Staff | February 28, 2014

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) it is extending the deadline for submissions for the 2014 “Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest until March 15.  Organized by the Commercial Motor ...

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