Trucking News Uncategorized American Truck Historical Society antique truck aths custom rigs GATS Great American Trucking Show Kenworth Pride & Polish Video: 1955 Kenworth conventional gets back to its roots Marty Glomb, vice president of the American Truck Historical Society, showed off his 1955 Kenworth conventional, "Pepe," at the Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish last month, picking up a first-place award in the Antique Bobtail 1975 and Older category. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:42:50 Z Matt Cole 0 2018-09-20 19:42 +00:00 2018-09-20 15:42 -04:00 Featured Slider ATA california break laws denham hazmat Western states DOT wades into California break requirements, exempts hazmat carriers The issue of California's meal and rest break laws has been prominent in recent years, both within the state and nationally. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's move to exempt hazmat haulers from those break laws is a win for groups who have sought to block California from enforcing its break laws upon motor carriers and drivers. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:13:34 Z James Jaillet 0 2018-09-20 19:13 +00:00 2018-09-20 15:13 -04:00 Uncategorized 14-hour rule ANPRM Bob Stanton David Owen diabetes ELD mandate electronic logs hours of service insulin-treated diabetes NASTC regulations split-sleeper flexibility trucker nation Truckers for a Cause Here’s proof your input can be effective in changing regulation — for the better How many times was trucker Bob Stanton and his group quoted in the diabetes rule change? We lost count. File those hours comments, Stanton says. And: NASTC weighs in on split sleeper flexibility, Trucker Nation petition and the "dictatorship of the ELD"... Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:36:36 Z Todd Dills 0 2018-09-20 17:36 +00:00 2018-09-20 13:36 -04:00 Featured Slider And the data says — Owner-operator market the hottest fleet segment Growth in the number of very small fleets, those with fewer than six trucks, has far outpaced growth in the number of larger carriers in recent years. Small fleets have also had much better success at adding drivers than their large fleet counterparts. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:04:10 Z James Jaillet 0 2018-09-20 16:04 +00:00 2018-09-20 12:04 -04:00 Uncategorized Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance CVSA IDEA award International Driver Excellence Award CVSA accepting nominations for award recognizing truckers’ careers The 2019 International Driver Excellence Award winner will receive a $2,500 check, a crystal trophy, airfare for two to St. Louis and a stay at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch.  Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:50:33 Z Overdrive Staff 0 2018-09-20 14:50 +00:00 2018-09-20 10:50 -04:00 Dashcam Videos gridlock I-70 Indianapolis jim kenson traffic Gridlock in Indy! ’30 seconds in a trucker’s day’ with Jim Kenson Kenson's dashcam caught this vid eastbound on I-70 just northwest of downtown Indianapolis, illustrating the headaches of "daily traffic for one trucker." Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:58:04 Z Overdrive Staff 0 2018-09-20 13:58 +00:00 2018-09-20 09:58 -04:00 Uncategorized flooding highway-closures highways I-40 I-95 North Carolina South Carolina Sections of I-95, I-40 still closed from Hurricane Florence flooding The North Carolina Department of Transportation says I-95 is closed in both directions between milemarker 19 and 56, northbound from milemarker 65 to 73, southbound from milemarker 81 to 65, and at southbound milemarker 138. I-40 is closed sporadically in both directions between milemarkers 364 and 420. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:42:03 Z Matt Cole 0 2018-09-20 13:42 +00:00 2018-09-20 09:42 -04:00 Uncategorized TA Express TA Petro travel center TravelCenters of America truck stop TA opens smaller TA Express locations TA Express locations still offer fuel, merchandise, food and other services that are common at larger TA and Petro locations but have smaller facilities for locations where a larger facility isn’t possible. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:21:11 Z Overdrive Staff 0 2018-09-20 13:21 +00:00 2018-09-20 09:21 -04:00 Uncategorized available hours brokerage C.H. Robinson coffee detention ELD mandate electronic logs hours of service hours of service ANPRM lawsuits modest proposal modest proposals Mountain Dew parking Ray Martinez regulations sperl v. robinson Embrace the contrary: More regulation, less parking, might be the answer "Embrace, my fellow contrarians, the counterintuitive! Yes, Barack Obama presided over the largest sale of guns in the history of our nation; Donald Trump singlehandedly caused the greatest boon of subscriptions in the history of the New York Times..." That's not what Long Haul Paul told Ray Martinez in his hours comments. Have you commented? Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:07:23 Z Long Haul Paul 5 2018-09-19 20:07 +00:00 2018-09-19 16:07 -04:00 Uncategorized birthdays CBS dakota cadd media truck shows Trucking’s biggest fan turns 16, revisited I missed this CBS broadcast when it ran after a mammoth birthday party truckers threw for wheelchair-bound Dakota Cadd for his 16th birthday last month. I can guarantee you won't regret giving it your attention now; it could easily be the best exemplar I've seen of the giving heart of the trucking community on display. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:50:08 Z Todd Dills 1 2018-09-19 19:50 +00:00 2018-09-19 15:50 -04:00