News

2014 cargo theft report: Trends point to elevated threat, more sophisticated thieves

FreightWatch says cargo thieves in the U.S. are becoming more sophisticated, with data “suggesting organized thieves offset the lack of access to a high quantity of shipments by targeting higher value merchandise,” the report notes.

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What has your smartphone replaced?

An online seminar with BigRoad's Terry Frey yields new insights on the question in the title. What's your answer?

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Teamsters hit FMCSA with lawsuit over move to open border for Mexican carriers

The Teamsters’ lawsuit alleges that FMCSA's report to Congress — on which it based its decision to open the border to all Mexican-domiciled carriers — “is arbitrary and capricious."

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I-75/I-94 MI intersection crowded through March 19

The left lane of both NB and SB I-75 under the I-94 EB ramp will be closed throughout the project to shore up bridge supports.

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Prime owner-operator Thomas Miller named Overdrive’s 2014 Owner-Operator of the Year, wins $25k cash

Thomas Miller of Bunker Hill, Ill., leased to Prime, Inc., won $25,000 in cash from sponsors Love's and Cummins.

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Driver who saved two children from fiery crash named TCA’s Highway Angel of the Year

Colorado-based truck operator David Ragland has been named TCA’s Highway Angel of the Year award for his role in helping save two small children from a car crash.

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Peterbilt 567 with all-wheel drive

The all-wheel drive Model 567 is now available for order and will go into production in April.

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Calling all female truckers: Overdrive’s 2015 Most Beautiful contest accepting nominations through Sunday

Nominations for Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest, which highlights the accomplishments and inner and outer beauty of female drivers, are being accepted through March 15.

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Cummins ADEPT™ Technology Sees The Road Ahead

NY: Latest Drivewyze state

Nine locations on I-81, I-88 and I-87 in the Empire State became operational for bypasses for users of the Drivewyze PreClear bypass software.

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Kentucky temporarily suspends hours rules for food, medicine, grain haulers

Kentucky has suspended hours-of-service rules for truck drivers supplies such as food, water, medicine, propane and grains headed to areas affected by severe winter weather in recent weeks.

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