Overdrive readers in large part showed skepticism over FMCSA's hours-impact study and its conclusion that last year's changes improve safety -- Congressman continues call for independent review.
Grammy award-winning country star Gretchen Wilson will play a live show at the Mid-America Trucking Show next month. The concert is sponsored by Mobil-Delvac.
The scoring system used by FMCSA in its Compliance, Safety, Accountability system is flawed and is made up of an incomplete data set, particularly for small carriers, a GAO report concludes.
The national average diesel price in the week ended Feb. 3 spiked 4.7 cents to $3.951, the largest week to week increase since Sept. 2 and the second largest in nearly a year, when the price rose 5.3 cents in the week ended Feb. 18.
‘Trucking always a target for regulations’ — Overdrive editor talks politics, trucking regs on Road Dog
A few weeks back, Overdrive Executive Editor Jack Roberts went on Mark Wills' Road Dog Trucking News on Sirius to talk trucking regulations and how they relate to political ideologies of the day.
Reader Kurt Kleinschnitz offered this driving tip in part to "improve the quality of life for the other drivers on the highway, and boost the standing of all truck drivers with the public."
A series of indicators and some anecdotally established patterns supported by data show an increasing willingness among truckload carriers to use performance-based pay systems for drivers.
At a conference held in Nashville for fleet executives about ways fleets can better recruit and retain drivers, Load One CEO John Elliot said fleets need to avoid a company culture that alienates drivers and makes them feel second-tier.
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