Agency clarifies roadside inspection rules for older e-log devices

| May 14, 2014

FMCSA has issued guidance clarifying the roadside inspection regulation for trucks equipped with automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs).

Peterbilt releases book commemorating 75th anniversary

Overdrive Staff | May 14, 2014

Peterbilt’s limited-edition anniversary book, Peterbilt 75 Years of Class, is now available through the Peterbilt Store at www.peterbilt.com. Peterbilt 75 Years of Class takes a comprehensive look at the company’s past, present and future through more ...

More hours flexibility could ‘ease e-log angst’?

| May 14, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts asked the question in the title of a blog post on the CCJ website in which he discusses the hours flexibility issue relative to the proposed electronic logging device mandate.

FMCSA: Study shows lower crash rates with e-logs, but ‘skewed’ to bigger carriers

| May 13, 2014

Electronic logs have a beneficial impact on truck safety, according to a study posted Monday by FMCSA. The agency does, however, say the study is "skewed" toward large, for-hire carriers.

Singer Lindsay Lawler starts four-month truck stop tour next week

| May 13, 2014

Country singer and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler will begin her second Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour on May 21. The tour covers more than 10 states and lasts until late September.

Shell’s SuperRigs show takes place this week in Charlotte, N.C.

| May 13, 2014

The annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition will be held May 15-17 at the zMax Dragway adjacent to the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

Judge consolidates OOIDA lawsuits against agency’s violation appeals process

| May 13, 2014

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s two lawsuits against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s DataQ’s violations appeals system have been consolidated after the association filed a motion in court seeking consolidation.

Can you sing? Prove it in talent contest

| May 13, 2014

The Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search, sponsored by Chevron Delo, is looking for truckers who love to sing. Submissions will be accepted through May 26.

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