FMCSA says it wants to enact rule changes to make obtaining a civilian CDL based on military experience and training easier.
Goodyear is accepting until Nov. 29 nominations for its annual Highway Hero Award, which honors truck drivers who put themselves in harm's way to help others.
In light of four deadly crashes that it has investigated within the past year, the National Transportation Safety Board has recommended to DOT head Anthony Foxx that FMCSA be audited on its oversight capabilities of motor carriers and trucking companies.
A transportation legal expert didn't parse his words when talking the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program when he named nearly a dozen flaws with the program.
The total amount Pilot will dole out in its class-action settlement with trucking companies who sued the company over an alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme is $72 million, according to a petition Pilot submitted this week in court.
Per-mile spot market rates for all three segments — reefer, dry van and flatbed — fell in October, sticking with trends of 2012 and 2011, according to Internet Truckstop's monthly rate data, released this week.
Five from Overdrive: Cross-border trucking and the Supreme Court, hours of service rollback, insurance mandate
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The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has petitioned to the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the group's case against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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