Trucking Headlines

  • FMCSA, OSHA to collaborate on employer retaliation claims made by truck drivers

    In an attempt to ensure truck drivers’ protections under federal anti-retaliation laws, FMCSA and OSHA have agreed to begin sharing ...
  • Sharing the road: Some common sense on regulations to reduce crashes

    From owner-operator Pete Zimmer: "Put the safety where needed. Educate auto drivers. Increase fines to make an impact. Put regulations ...
  • Freightliner making Cummins’ nat gas engine available for severe duty truck

    Daimler Trucks North America this week announced the availability of the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine as a ...
  • CNBC series probes truck crashes

    A new "Collision course" mainstream investigative series on truck crashes debuts. Links to where to watch and comment here.
  • Senate clears short-term highway fix, sets up showdown with House

    The Senate passed 66-31 Tuesday its version of a short-term patch for the nation’s highway funding, which the House passed ...
  • Overdrive founder ‘spent his entire life trying to better’ trucking

    Mike Parkhurst’s friends say they will remember Overdrive’s founder and longtime editor for championing deregulation and the cause of the ...
  • Video: Tablet-controlled tractor-trailer, automated-manual transmission test drive

    Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts was in Germany earlier this month hanging out with the folks from ZF, where the ...
  • Trucking’s Top Rookie finalists announced, $25k in prizes available

    Randall-Reilly, publisher of Overdrive, has announced the finalists in its 2014 Mike O’Connell Memorial Trucking’s Top Rookie contest. More than ...
  • Diesel price continues tumbling, hits 8-month low

    The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell another 1.1 cents to $3.858 in the week ended ...
  • Navistar introduces used truck reconditioning, resale program

    The company has introduced Diamond Renewed, a comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning process for International used trucks taken in via ...
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