‘Truckers Ride for the Constitution’ details emerge

| October 07, 2013

The Doswell Truck Stop in Doswell, Va., is to serve as a rally point for convoys to the Capitol Beltway as well as into D.C., organizers report.

EEOC appeals ruling that ordered it to pay CRST $4.6 million

| October 07, 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is appealing a federal court order to pay CRST Van Expedited nearly $4.7 million for legal expenses for defending itself from EEOC lawsuits.

Senate passes sleep apnea bill, president’s signature would make it law

| October 07, 2013

The U.S. Senate passed last week the so-called sleep apnea bill, which would require that any action taken by FMCSA pertaining to sleep disorder screening come via formal rulemaking. The bill now moves on to President Obama for his signature.

What happened to staying in the right lane except when passing?

| October 04, 2013

Thom Jansen of Warren, Mich., wonders what happened to the old credo, passed to him by his father, that drivers should stay in the right lane except when passing.

St. Chris fund getting $10k in grants

Overdrive Staff | October 04, 2013

TBS Factoring Service, LLC will provide $10,000 grant toward a trade school scholarship provided by the St. Christopher Truckers Development & Relief Fund exclusively for military veterans. The St. Christopher Fund (SCF) will accept applications for ...

The Pantry’s Kangaroo Express Joins Comdata to Extend Reach of Fuel

Overdrive Staff | October 04, 2013

Comdata has announced it is expanding its Comdata Fuel Consortium (CFC) network by more than 5,000 locations through an agreement with The Pantry. Developed in 2008, the CFC is a nationwide network of 30,000 retail ...

Paper Transport adds 20 KW natural gas trucks

Overdrive Staff | October 04, 2013

Paper Transport has added 20 natural gas-powered Kenworth T660s to its regional fleet and started using the trucks this month. Paper Transport began testing two Kenworth natural gas trucks in 2012, and this spring the ...

Amid government shutdown furor, a tap on the sleep apnea brakes

| October 03, 2013

For now. There are indications that Congressional mandating of FMCSA taking a rulemaking approach to any apnea regulation would slow the process down, though some readers didn't see it that way.

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