Trucking Headlines

  • Mack announces incentives for OOIDA members

    Mack is offering special incentives to members of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association who buy a Mack truck from participating ...
  • NTSB says FMCSA oversight, hands-free phone usage to blame for violent 2013 crash (with video)

    FMCSA should restrict the hands-free use of portable electronics and lapsed in its oversight of a problematic carrier, according to ...
  • Video, Twitter log: Test driving Peterbilt’s new 579 EPIQ

    Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is at Peterbilt headquarters in Denton, Texas, this week to get the details on Peterbilt's ...
  • Insurance increase rule, speed limiter rule running behind FMCSA’s projected schedule

    File this under “no news can sometimes be news” — Two trucking-related federal rules in the works have missed projected ...
  • Heads up: Operation Safe Driver to boost traffic enforcement this week

    During the week of October 19-25, enforcement agencies across North America will conduct heightened traffic safety enforcement aimed at unsafe ...
  • Hauling the Ebola virus with Dallas hazmat response team and wrecker service

    CG Environmental owner Erick McCallum Tuesday, Oct. 21, was hopeful that "we're seeing the end of it coming very soon." ...
  • Changing Gear: News from Utility, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Hino, Snap-on

    In the market for your own flatbed but you’d like a closer look? Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has released a ...
  • FMCSA grants another $1M to driver training schools to train military vets

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Oct. 21 it has awarded $1 million in grants to nine tech and ...
  • Top 10 state truck enforcement departments ranked by performance

    Access Overdrive analysis of data on the top 10 high-performance states when it comes to truck enforcement, as ranked in ...
  • FMCSA amends hours rules for fuel haulers in emergency situations

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finalized changes to federal safety regulations that will allow certain state-issued emergency declarations ...
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