Love’s expands Fast-Fill CNG in Burbank, Ohio

Overdrive Staff | January 23, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops will introduce fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling capability for heavy-duty trucks at its travel stop located on Interstate 71, at Exit 204, in Burbank, Ohio. The Love’s Fast-Fill CNG station is ...

‘Haul it for free?’: Readers sound off on recent hours study

| January 23, 2014

Wisecracks and ideas on rates following the recent UT Global Supply Chain Institute's study on the new hours of service's economic impact, which noted companies along the supply chain should focus on efficiency rather than raise rates/pass along costs...

Highway safety report card ranks Ill., Ore., D.C. as best and South Dakota as worst

| January 23, 2014

A nationwide survey has ranked Illinois, Oregon and the District of Columbia the best and South Dakota the worst in adoption of highway safety laws.

Mark Lampert retiring from Daimler

| January 23, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31, 2014.

Window tinting group pushes FMCSA for exemption of regs to help driver comfort, health

| January 23, 2014

The International Window Film Association has filed an application for exemption with FMCSA to allow windows to the right and left of drivers to be tinted beyond current federal regulations.

Fuel card provider Comdata, truck stop chains to pay $130M in settlement with independent truck stops

| January 23, 2014

Fuel card provider Comdata, along with TA, Love's, Pilot and Country Stores have agreed to pay $130 million to 4,000 independent truck stops in a class-action settlement over allegations that Comdata charged them 500 to 1,000 percent more per transaction.

Trucking — the country’s easiest regulatory target?

| January 22, 2014

Is trucking the easiest industry for regulators to pick on? Could be, writes OD Executive Editor Jack Roberts, who says politicians play to the public's fear of trucks to gain support from voters.

Study: Shippers should find efficiencies to deal with productivity loss

| January 22, 2014

In the interest of maintaining good relationships with customers, a recent study of the hours of service rule change suggests that companies through the supply chain should not pass any increased costs on, but should instead look for ways to increase efficiency.

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