Jill DunnBusinessC.R. England to enter into $38M settlement in lawsuit over truck lease agreementsC.R. England has entered into a $37.8 million class action settlement agreement with 17,519 drivers to end a 2011 lawsuit over its independent contractor and truck lease program. The settlement terms await final approval by a federal court.May 6, 2019BusinessPort truckers land nearly $6M in classification claimsThe California Labor Commissioner recently awarded nearly $6 million to 24 drivers who sued their carriers claiming they were misclassified as contractors. NFI did not own the two companies at the time the misclassification claims took place.January 17, 2019BusinessTruckers deliver holiday spirit in local paradesTruck-themed Christmas parades bolster charities in some communities, where they became annual events as early as 1960 and as late as 2015. Here’s a run-down of some of the parades taking place around the country in the coming weeks.November 27, 2018BusinessSecond lawsuit filed against California over court’s test to determine owner-operator statusThe so-called ABC test sets a steep standard for classifying drivers as independent contractors and could threaten the use of owner-operators in California, opponents of the test say.November 2, 2018BusinessDriver sues U.S. Xpress over recruiting robocallsPlaintiffs are seeking compensation in response to U.S. Xpress using robocalls in their driver recruiting efforts, which is believed to violate federal law.September 24, 2018BusinessCongress delays rule that would require biometric security readers for truckers at high-risk portsUntil Congress hears from the the DHS about its TWIC program, it has delayed implementation of biometric security readers at high-risk ports.August 10, 2018BusinessCourt: UPS policy unfair to drivers who are injured or disabledA federal court has concluded UPS Ground Freight’s union contract discriminates by paying less to employees temporarily unable to drive because of medical conditions than those with licenses revoked or suspended for non-medical reasons.August 6, 2018BusinessState AGs, Senator file briefs in support of owner-operator’s Supreme Court case against arbitration clausesSeveral state attorney generals and a U.S. Senator back owner-operators' Supreme Court case against arbitration clauses. Get more details on Overdrive Online.July 30, 2018ParkingFlorida rolls out truck parking availability notices on I-95 and I-4, plans expansionThe Truck Parking Availability System in Florida is providing this data on I-95 and I-4 in certain counties. See how the system works here on Overdrive.July 19, 2018BusinessDriver sentenced to jail time for using phone at time of fatal rear-end crashThe driver pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges after online shopping and survey taking while driving the semi truck and striking a motorist on the highway.July 19, 2018Page 1 of 38Next PageTop StoriesOverdrive RadioTrucking like a locomotive in restored 1960s KenworthsIn this Overdrive Radio edition, log hauler, writer, podcaster Gord Magill drew out more of Edison Motors cofounder Chace Barber’s story about his unique approach to electric-drive trucks, with some surprising benefits and potential applications.Custom RigsLil' Ray's Transport: Five custom classics caught at Merced truck showOverdrive ExtraOwner-op finds Chicago container hauling, long-term, more lucrative than OTRTrucker of the YearEnter Overdrive's 2023 Trucker of the Year competitionSponsor ContentEngineered for superior calls in high-noise environments.