Jill DunnBusinessDrivers for Pepsi fleet agree to $5M settlement in case involving California break lawsA federal court is set to consider a $5 million settlement proposed by California-based drivers for Pepsi’s private fleet. The issue of California’s break laws has bubbled over in recent years, with carriers being hit with large court-ordered payouts for not complying with the state’s laws.July 12, 2018BusinessSuit involving fatal crash in which motorist hit parked CRST truck appears headed to trialCRST Expedited to face trial again after Wyoming Supreme Court overturns 2016 verdict in wrongful death lawsuit of David L. Crashley.June 22, 2018BusinessFrito-Lay’s private fleet ordered to pay drivers $6.5 million in back wages for non-driving timeCarriers must provide California-required meal breaks and paid rest breaks for drivers. Frito-Lay Inc. has been ordered to pay back over 250 drivers. More here.May 16, 2018BusinessTruckers still have time to finish Christmas shopping onlineTruckers can still order last-minute gifts delivered by Christmas or arrange in-store pickup through Christmas Eve.December 19, 2017BusinessDeck the rigs: Light-adorned tractor-trailers to lead Christmas parades starting SaturdayLighted truck and tractor parades used to be more common in rural America and helped mark the close of the working year. Today, trucker themed holiday parades continue in a few locations scattered across the Pacific states.November 30, 2017BusinessRhode Island delays rollout of trucks-only toll planRhode Island officials won’t deliver the state’s deliver truck-only tolls until after Christmas, to allow sufficient time for comment on the environmental impact of initiating tolling at the first two of 14 locations where gantries will be built.November 10, 2017BusinessSeven drivers seek $150k each from carrier over misclassification claimsThe Teamster-backed Justice for Port Drivers says California Multimodal made illegal deductions to the truckers’ paychecks and did not reimburse business expenses.November 6, 2017BusinessLA-area truckers end strike by picketing at City HallTruckers working in drayage operations in Southern California ports held a week-long strike last week to protest what they say is employee misclassification and the costs of compliance with area ports’ emissions reduction plans. They marched to LA City Hall last week to air their concerns to the city’s government.June 26, 2017BusinessMissourians say show me the I-70 project money; state plan includes trucks-only lanesMissouri leaders continue pondering how to pay for a 200-mile reconstruction of deteriorating I-70. Efforts to ban tolls on the project are ongoing. The most expensive proposal for the project includes four trucks-only lanes.June 20, 2017BusinessWerner ordered to pay nearly $800k to driver traineesThe class represents more than 50,000 truckers who participated in Drivers Management, LLC, which trains and employs Werner’s drivers, during the six-year period ending Aug. 1, 2014.June 16, 2017Previous PagePage 2 of 38Next PageTop StoriesCustom RigsInside the rebuild of this stunning K100E caboverJ.R. Schleuger did the custom work on the build, inspired by childhood memories of his father's cabover. It's the only COE he's rebuilt, and he said he plans to keep it that way due to the difficulty involved compared to a conventional.RegulationsFMCSA boss nominee Joshi weighs in on the COVID hours waiver, trucking oversight, port congestion, moreTrucking History60 years ago this month, Overdrive's first issueChannel 19Scenes from first-annual SHE Trucking Expo in TennesseeSponsor ContentWhy Green APU?