House bill would extend hours of service waivers for fuel haulers to end of May

| February 26, 2014

A bill introduced in the House this week would if passed extend the exemptions to hours of service rules for propane and home heating fuel haulers to May 31, essentially taking measures beyond what the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is capable of.

Vancouver port truckers plan shutdown for Feb. 26

| February 25, 2014

Truckers serving Canada’s Port Vancouver plan to stop work Feb. 26 in protest of excessive wait time and other issues.

Pilot asks court to consolidate fuel rebate lawsuits, hearing set for March 27

| February 25, 2014

A judicial panel will hear argument Thursday, March 27, on a request by Pilot Flying J to consolidate seven of the remaining 17 lawsuits against the fuel provider and truck stop chain and transfer them to a federal court in East Tennessee.

ACA health insurance exchange open-enrollment period ends March 31Podcast

| February 25, 2014

If you're uninsured, in order to avoid income tax penalties for not having coverage you’ll need to enroll in a qualified health plan by March 15 to begin coverage April 1. Find a primer of how to navigate the exchanges here.

Mack making push for over-the-road market share, to announce rebranding efforts

| February 25, 2014

In a push to increase its sales in over-the-road and long-haul applications, Mack Trucks will begin a rebranding effort at the ConExpo construction industry show in March in Las Vegas.

ATBS tax ebook available

| February 25, 2014

With chapters devoted to tax liabilities, deductions, key credits, successful bookkeeping practices and some alternative tax strategies, ATBS' new ebook focuses on how owner-operators can pay less in taxes.

Mack offerings at ConExpo

Overdrive Staff | February 24, 2014

Mack Trucks today revealed the Mack models which will be showcased at the upcoming ConExpo-ConAgg 2014 show in Las Vegas. Mack will display 10 vehicles. The following Mack vehicles can be found in Mack Booth No. ...

Diesel price continues surge, tops $4 for first time in 11 months

| February 24, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel in the week ended Feb. 24 breached $4 for the first time since the week ended March 25, 2013, according to the DOE, who reported the price of diesel rose 2.8 cents nationally to $4.017.

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