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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 
 
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  • Hours rule flaws: Study finds fault in FMCSA research, calls for review of rule

    By Kevin Jones , Published April 23, 2014

    The research used by FMCSA to justify its hours of service rule is seriously flawed and calls into question the ...

     

    Drivers stand to benefit from ELDs?

    By Overdrive Staff , Published April 23, 2014

    Jack Roberts, writing in CCJ, highlights "growing evidence that ELDs won’t be all bad for drivers" and the core of ...

     

    2014 Pride & Polish shows kick off this week in Wildwood, Fla.

    By Overdrive Staff , Published April 23, 2014

    The 2014 Pride & Polish National Championship series continues in Wildwood, Fla., at the end of the month where the ...

     

    How owner-operators connect: Mobile highlights devices, access points

    By James Jaillet , Published April 23, 2014

    Owner-operator smartphone users overwhelmingly access the Web daily, with more than 75 percent saying they access every day and more ...

     

    Checking in with ‘Truckers against CARB’ — rally, public meeting Thursday

    By Todd Dills , Published April 22, 2014

    Video interview with Loren Hutnick about his "Truckers Against CARB" rally planned for Thursday in Sacramento, as CARB takes up ...

     

    FMCSA: Current insurance minimums for carriers ‘inadequate,’ new rule coming

    By James Jaillet , Published April 22, 2014

    The current $750,000 minimum liability insurance required to be held by carriers is too low, said the Federal Motor Carrier ...

     

    Readers: ‘No’ to truck size/weight increase

    By Todd Dills , Published April 22, 2014

    Six in 10 driver respondents to a poll about increases to truck sizes and weights favor no change to limits, ...

     

    Owner-operator digital usage: Mobile uptick key trend in OD survey

    By James Jaillet , Published April 22, 2014

    Like the rest of society, owner-operators have become connected via smartphones, the Web and social media, and the increasingly ubiquitous ...

     

    FMCSA extends comment period on driver database rule, per OOIDA request

    By James Jaillet , Published April 22, 2014

    The public comment period for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposed Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule has been extended ...

     

    Diesel price sees first jump since March 10, climbs 1.9 cents

    By James Jaillet , Published April 21, 2014

    The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel jumped 1.9 cents in the week ended April 21 to ...

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