FMCSA making rule changes to ease military transition to truck driving

| November 08, 2013

FMCSA says it wants to enact rule changes to make obtaining a civilian CDL based on military experience and training easier.

Goodyear looking for Highway Hero nominations

| November 07, 2013

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.

NTSB says investigations ‘raise serious questions’ about FMCSA, asks for audit of agency

| November 07, 2013

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.

FMCSA abandoned its ‘duty to regulate safety’ with CSA, attorney says

| November 06, 2013

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.

Pilot Flying J to pay $72 million in fuel rebate withholding settlement, court docs show

| November 06, 2013

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.

Rates fall in all three segments in October

| November 06, 2013

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

| November 05, 2013

Five from Overdrive is sponsored by U.S. Express, who's looking for new drivers. Give them a call at (888) 988-4348.

OOIDA asks Supreme Court to hear cross-border trucking case

| November 05, 2013

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.

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