A study from MIT released last week says that higher federal gasoline taxes would be less costly to the public and do more to curb fuel use — thus, reduce emissions more — than mpg and efficiency standards instituted in 2012.
Per a letter from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week to the American Trucking Associations, there will be no delay in hours of service implementation, as requested by ATA in January.
The National Association for Minority Truckers has joined the Association of Independent Property Brokers and Agents in calling for legislative repeal of increased surety requirements for brokers and freight forwarders.
How cargo securement impacts Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores and what carriers and drivers can do to keep from getting dinged for load securement violations.
Washington House members are considering bills to requiring Port of Seattle to bar owner-operators and altering the state’s definition of independent contractors.
Fleets already pay for MVR reports, why wouldn’t they pay to know drivers’ records for performance and profitability?
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a tenth Mexican carrier authority while it awaits a court’s decision regarding the cross-border trucking pilot program.
California trucker Nebyou Brook has been ordered by FMCSA to cease operation after he was found in "egregious" violation of safety and traffic laws while operating a truck.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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