House letter questions hours of service implementation

| September 03, 2013

House members in a letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx say the implementation of the hours of service rule was "counter to common sense."

Driver shortage: Many are called, fewer are chosen

| September 02, 2013

Part 2 in this series examines carrier management and driver views on solutions to improved conditions to attract people to the trucking industry.

Driver responds to urban traffic emergency

| August 31, 2013

  Shelly York, driving for ABF Freight System, of Fort Smith, Ark., noticed something fall off the back of a pickup truck while driving through North Little Rock, Ark., on April 5. A moment later, he ...

Navistar confirms ‘workforce reductions’

| August 30, 2013

Navistar is cutting jobs, but declines further comment until an event next week, said spokesperson Elissa Maurer. The Chicago Tribune reported on Aug. 9 that the company was planning "a few hundred layoffs." Another 140 contract jobs are ...

Readers: Say no to intervention in Syria

| August 30, 2013

As the drumbeat toward military strikes on Syria rose in late August 2013, nearly 60 percent of Overdrive readers indicated categorical opposition to any intervention.

Tale of two CA ports in recent protest actions

| August 30, 2013

Los Angeles port truckers picketed an area trucking company Aug. 27, while the previous week, Oakland port independents ended protests after leadership agreed to reach out on their behalf.

XRS inks Samsung partnership

| August 30, 2013

 XRS is working with Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), to develop an integrated mobile device and software package designed specifically for the trucking industry. The company announced the collaboration during its annual XRS User Event ...

Old Dominion hits top growth list

| August 30, 2013

Old Dominion was named one of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for 2013 by Fortune Magazine. The company has more than tripled its revenue in less than a decade. The report highlighted Old Dominion’s performance over the past ...

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