The national average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel did not move in the week ended Sept. 9 from the previous week, holding at $3.981 a gallon, ending a 3-week upswing.
The American Transportation Research Institute wants to hear from drivers as to how the hours of service rule has impacted their quality of life, miles and pay.
FMCSA is studying the feasibility of incorporating crash accountability into Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores and plans to release its Crash Weighting Research Plan sometime this year, the agency says.
"We can’t change how everyone drives," says independent Rey Moreno in this story, "but we do have the direct ability to change how we as professional drivers move through the crowd."
Federal officials have arrested three men who formerly held top-ranking positions at USA Dry Van Logistics for alleged involvement in a $26 million fraud scheme.
The for-hire trucking industry saw no gains or losses in employment in August, but July's initial estimates were downwardly revised from 6,300 jobs gained to just 400.
Though all recognize the problem, grown ever more onerous with further restrictions on drivers' hours with the new rules. Here, find a round-up of views and some examples of detention success.
Inspectors will conduct more than 30,000 brake inspections across North America during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week Sept. 8-14.
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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