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  • New GoFuel discount program June 18, 2019
    Konexial, provider of the My20 electronic logging device and GoLoad freight platform, has launched its GoFuel discount program, providing instant fuel savings for drivers who associate their fuel card with the program.
    Overdrive Staff
  • The disconnects of dollars for your ELD data June 18, 2019
    The emerging market of ELD data sharing involves business-to-business sharing of highly specialized data that in some cases has value on the individual level. Should you share your data? Editor Max Heine explores the question here...
    Max Heine
  • 2018 talent-search winner Mandi Jo Pinheiro’s new CD/digital EP June 17, 2019
    Owner-operator Mandi Jo Pinheiro, in a team with her husband, William, distinguishes herself yet again with a four-song CD EP and three-song digital version that's out and available as of this past weekend.
    Todd Dills
  • FTR: Spot rates outlook bleak for 2019, new ELD hurdle’s impact likely to be minimal June 17, 2019
    Per-mile rates on the spot market are forecasted to decline 7 percent in 2019 compared to 2018, FTR predicts, as freight growth has stalled and market conditions have softened over the past 8 months. Also: Notes on ELD enforcement and the looming full compliance date.
    James Jaillet
  • POLL: What do you most want out of an hours rule change? June 17, 2019
    As an expected release date for FMCSA's pursed hours remap has come and gone once already, it bears asking again -- what's your main hope of the rewrite? Weigh in here.
    Overdrive Staff



RSS Landline

  • Land Line Now online: Scams are targeting truckers June 17, 2019
    A number of scams are targeting truckers, and we’ll tell you how to avoid them. Also, from a trucker who showed enormous kindness to a family in crisis to a prosecutor determined to prosecute a trucker for actions that were legal, we’ll have some Roses and Razzberries. Meanwhile, rigs speeding through truck stop parking lots […]
  • Tandem Thoughts: Couple's Citizen Driver award 'pretty doggone amazing' June 17, 2019
    Husband and wife team drivers Kenn and Beth Zelten have carved out a 30-year legacy of service in their trucking careers. Their efforts paid off in the form of a 2019 Citizen Driver award from TravelCenters of America.
  • June 17, 2019 – Land Line Now on Sirius XM 146 June 17, 2019
    Congress recently took a look at trucking issues ranging from CSA scores and detention time to automation and driver training. Your personal driving record could affect your CDL. Getting a second opinion on your DOT physical in the same day can create problems. And FMCSA has an education program to help the general public avoid […]
  • Tandem Thoughts: ATA contradicts itself in attempt to lower driving age June 17, 2019
    Despite how well the ATA’s Chris Spear dances on both sides of safety and training issues, OOIDA still says DRIVE-Safe Act has nothing to do with safety.
  • HHS sends hair testing guidelines to White House for review June 17, 2019
    The U.S. Department of Health and Services’ final rule for using hair samples for drug tests has gone to the White House Office of Management and Budget.