Marten honors million milers

Overdrive Staff | April 04, 2014

Marten Transport will hold the company’s annual Million Mile Banquet and Induction Ceremony on April 12. Thirteen drivers will be inducted into the One Million Mile Club, five drivers into the Two Million Mile Club ...

ELD rule public comments mixed, with renewed focus on hours rule

| April 04, 2014

Among others, Mark Olsen of Clinton, Utah, echoed the overall mixed nature of the comments all told. However, he rejoined arguments in favor of the need for ELDs with a message heard increasingly -- that the hours of service rules in general are the bigger problem as regards true safety.

Something big brewing at Cummins?

| April 04, 2014

OD Equipment Editor Jack Roberts hits the road early next week to visit Cummins' headquarters in Columbus, Ind.  While the trip is not inherently out of the ordinary, he writes in a blog post on OD sister site CCJ, ...

FMCSA reinstates informal hearings as way to contest violations

| April 04, 2014

FMCSA has reinstated informal hearings as an additional way to contest enforcement cases, and this time the option is available nationwide.

Trucking employment gains again, up 3,300 jobs in March

| April 04, 2014

The for-hire trucking industry added 3,300 payroll jobs in March on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the monthly employment report released April 4 by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

FMCSA invalidating med cards issued by Georgia doc, drivers must be reexamined

| April 03, 2014

CDL holders who received medical certification from Dr. Paul Besdansky in Garden City, Ga., must be reexamined and certified by another medical examiner, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced.

Inland Truck Parts acquires N.D. facility

| April 03, 2014

Inland Truck Parts & Service acquired Aaction Truck and Trailer Repair, Inc in West Fargo, N.D. The new Inland location at 635 10th Street Northeast is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. ...

New Love’s opens in N.C

| April 03, 2014

Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in Salisbury, N.C., on I-85, at Exit 71, on April 3. The Salisbury Love’s location provides access to an array of driver services and amenities that will be available ...

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