Overdrive StaffBusinessTruck tonnage closed 2022 with slight increaseOverall, according to ATA, tonnage was up 3.4% in 2022. Also: HHG moving company employee ordered to pay restitution to 49 victims. Sheetz drops DEF price to 99 cents/gallon through end of month.January 25, 2023Trucking LawTrucking Law: How to protect your business after a crashExperiencing an accident is every owner-operator’s worst nightmare, and in the heat of the moment it's easy for even professionals to act against their interests. When you get involved in an accident, immediately begin to legally protect yourself.January 25, 2023RegulationsHours regs waived for propane haulers in three statesGovernors in Nevada, South Dakota and Wyoming have issued emergency declarations over propane shortages. Also: I-15 closing in Nevada; overweight waiver extended for certain Iowa haulers; FleetPride acquires Florida repair shop.January 24, 2023Reader RigsAl Morgan's 1995 Freightliner FLD120Leased to Admiral Merchants Motor Freight out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Morgan hauls mostly building products and military loads.January 24, 2023LifeTruck driver caught at border with $4M of cocaine hidden in loadU.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found 256 pounds of cocaine in a load of decorative stone. Also: Paccar recalling electric Class 8 trucks over software issue; latest Highway Angel.January 23, 2023RegulationsNew bill would grease skids for under-21 drivers to work portsCurrent federal law considers freight hauled from ports to another location in the same state as interstate commerce. Also: Michigan-based driver killed by set of runaway duals; new Women in Trucking leadership.January 20, 2023Reader RigsJohn Jaikes' 1999 Kenworth W900LJaikes has done all the installation of the 624 lights on the truck and trailer and custom made the stainless, which is featured throughout.January 20, 2023RegulationsColorado refinery shutdown prompts eight-state hours of service waiverDrivers hauling gas, diesel and jet fuel in eight states are temporarily exempt from the 11-hour drive maximum. Also: Convoy intros instant bid responses in load board app; U.S. 95 closing in Vegas tonight; Highway Angel of the Year voting now open.January 19, 2023Partners in BusinessHow to make the bid for direct customers as an independentIn any move to secure a contract with a shipper, make sure you can answer this question: Why you?January 18, 2023RegulationsAnother trucker's HOS exemption request deniedFMCSA announced the denial of a waiver for an individual trucker from five provisions of the hours of service regs. Also: Mack unveils refreshed Granite model; parking, food options to remain at West Virginia Turnpike service plazas during renovations.January 18, 2023Previous PagePage 2 of 1555Next PageTop StoriesCustom RigsJohn Highley’s custom specialized-freight-hauling 2018 W900LThe truck features the classic Kenworth Apache paint scheme, which Highley modeled after the W9 featured in the 1970s TV series "Movin' On."Overdrive ExtraMore freight fraud inbound? Pessimistic rates outlook sets the stageTrucker of the YearAlways headed home: Owner-op pulls in profit with a single goal in mindChannel 19I-80 in Wyoming closes again and again after fatal pile-upSponsor ContentEngineered for superior calls in high-noise environments.