House approves bill to exempt some fuel haulers from hours regs until May 31

| March 05, 2014

U.S. House members have approved a measure that would extend hours-of-service exemptions for propane and home heating fuel haulers to May 31.

Mack announces rebranding effort, new logo at ConExpo

| March 05, 2014

Mack Trucks this week announced a new branding strategy and an updated logo at the ConExpo/ConAgg construction convention in Las Vegas.

FreightWatch: Cargo theft numbers in 2013 hit all-time high again, threat of theft grows

| March 05, 2014

The number of cargo thefts recorded in 2013 tied 2012's all-time high of 951, according to an annual report, which also said that better organization and innovation by thieves continues to push the threat of cargo theft higher.

Road Choice Truck Parts enters all-parts market

Overdrive Staff | March 05, 2014

Road Choice Truck Parts is a new brand entering the heavy-duty truck industry’s private label all-makes market. The brand offers growing line of parts, including air conditioning, air springs, air/electrical coils and accessories, brake chambers, ...

Traffic congestion soars in 2013 coinciding with economic growth, report says

| March 05, 2014

Following two years of overall decline, the amount of traffic congestion in 2013 grew 6 percent from 2012 — outpacing the U.S. economy's growth by about three times, according to traffic data firm Inrix.

Navistar sees net loss of $248M in 2014 first quarter

| March 05, 2014

Truck and engine maker Navistar International recorded a net loss of $248 million in the first quarter of the 2014 fiscal year, per an announcement from the company March 5.

Body-upfit resources from Mack

| March 04, 2014

Mack Trucks is making business easier for body upfitters by making its Body Builder Manuals available as free downloads MackTrucks.com.

Rates rebound in February, see big year over year spikes

| March 04, 2014

Per-mile rates on the spot market saw healthy spikes in all three segments — flatbed, reefer and dry van — in February, pushing rates to big year over year gains and setting a record for dry van loads, according to Internet Truckstop.

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