Trucking News https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176474 https://www.overdriveonline.com/rhode-island-trucks-only-toll-plan-exceeding-financial-estimates/ Uncategorized Rhode Island Rhode Island Department of Transportation RIDOT tolls trucks only toll First of Rhode Island’s trucks-only tolls collect more than predicted One month into Rhode Island’s trucks-only tolling plan, truckers have already paid $625,989 at the first two of 14 gantries to open in the state, according to the state's DOT. The trucking industry has staunchly opposed the Rhodeworks truck tolling plan. ATA this month filed a lawsuit against the state seeking to have the plan struck down in court. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:22:12 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/rhode-island-trucks-only-toll-plan-exceeding-financial-estimates/#comments Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/rhode-island-trucks-only-toll-plan-exceeding-financial-estimates/feed/ 1 2018-07-19 19:22 +00:00 2018-07-19 15:22 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176319 https://www.overdriveonline.com/florida-rolls-out-truck-parking-availability-notices-on-i-95-and-i-4-plans-expansion/ Uncategorized parking parking availability Florida rolls out truck parking availability notices on I-95 and I-4, plans expansion Last month, electronic signs in Brevard, Flagler and Seminole counties began displaying running totals of available parking slots at five rest areas and two weigh stations on I-95 and I-4. The signs provide truckers with instant updates on available parking, using in-ground sensors that detect if a parking spot is in use. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:55:54 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/florida-rolls-out-truck-parking-availability-notices-on-i-95-and-i-4-plans-expansion/#comments Jill Dunn https://www.overdriveonline.com/florida-rolls-out-truck-parking-availability-notices-on-i-95-and-i-4-plans-expansion/feed/ 2 2018-07-19 18:55 +00:00 2018-07-19 14:55 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176314 https://www.overdriveonline.com/driver-sentenced-to-jail-time-for-using-phone-at-time-of-fatal-rear-end-crash/ Uncategorized Driver sentenced to jail time for using phone at time of fatal rear-end crash A New York trucker has been sentenced to up to 4 and a half years of jail time after his truck rear-ended a motorist, killing the car's driver, while he was taking an online survey on his cell phone. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:31:13 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/driver-sentenced-to-jail-time-for-using-phone-at-time-of-fatal-rear-end-crash/#respond Jill Dunn https://www.overdriveonline.com/driver-sentenced-to-jail-time-for-using-phone-at-time-of-fatal-rear-end-crash/feed/ 0 2018-07-19 18:31 +00:00 2018-07-19 14:31 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176349 https://www.overdriveonline.com/podcast-the-demise-of-one20-trucking-and-its-owner-ops-efforts-to-get-paid/ Podcasts Podcasts - Features Christian Schenk ELD mandate electronic logs health investment Lee Schmitt ONE20 pay PeopleNet trimble wheel19 Podcast: The demise of One20 Trucking, and its owner-op’s efforts to get paid Owner-operators Lee and Lisa Schmitt say they are still owed in the neighborhood of $4,200 for loads hauled under the One20 authority through early May. That was around the time when they, like the rest of the One20 user universe, first heard about the company's impending shuttering in May. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:38:37 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/podcast-the-demise-of-one20-trucking-and-its-owner-ops-efforts-to-get-paid/#respond Todd Dills https://www.overdriveonline.com/podcast-the-demise-of-one20-trucking-and-its-owner-ops-efforts-to-get-paid/feed/ 0 Owner-operators Lee and Lisa Schmitt say they are still owed in the neighborhood of $4,200 for loads hauled under the One20 authority through early May. That was around the time when they, like the rest of the One20 user universe, Owner-operators Lee and Lisa Schmitt say they are still owed in the neighborhood of $4,200 for loads hauled under the One20 authority through early May. That was around the time when they, like the rest of the One20 user universe, first heard about the company's impending shuttering in May. Overdrive clean 16:27 2018-07-19 16:38 +00:00 2018-07-19 12:38 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176359 https://www.overdriveonline.com/daimler-recalling-more-than-18000-freightliner-cascadia-tractors/ Uncategorized Cascadia Daimler Daimler Trucks North America DTNA equipment Freightliner Freightliner Cascadia National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA recall Daimler recalling more than 18,000 Freightliner Cascadia tractors According to NHTSA, the brake caliper mounting bolts on approximately 18,105 Cascadias manufactured between Jan. 2, 2017, and May 19, 2018, may not have been properly tightened, which could result in the caliper detaching. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:49:21 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/daimler-recalling-more-than-18000-freightliner-cascadia-tractors/#respond Matt Cole https://www.overdriveonline.com/daimler-recalling-more-than-18000-freightliner-cascadia-tractors/feed/ 0 2018-07-19 15:49 +00:00 2018-07-19 11:49 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176324 https://www.overdriveonline.com/swedish-co-einride-debuts-driverless-all-electric-log-hauler/ Uncategorized autonomous einride electric Swedish co. Einride debuts driverless, all-electric log hauler Swedish tech start-up Einride revealed a fully autonomous, all-electric logging truck last week at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. The truck doesn't have a driver’s cab and is remote-controlled by a human operator from hundreds of miles away. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 15:29:05 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/swedish-co-einride-debuts-driverless-all-electric-log-hauler/#respond Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/swedish-co-einride-debuts-driverless-all-electric-log-hauler/feed/ 0 2018-07-19 15:29 +00:00 2018-07-19 11:29 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176284 https://www.overdriveonline.com/landstar-owner-op-wins-new-western-star-in-truck-giveaway/ Uncategorized Landstar Landstar All-Star Truck Giveaway Western Star Western Star 5700XE Landstar owner-op wins new Western Star in truck giveaway David Zelsdorf, of Albertville, Ala., won a brand new 2019 Western Star 5700XE after winning the Landstar All-Star Truck Giveaway earlier this month. His name was selected in a random drawing that started with 989 eligible Landstar owner-operators. Thu, 19 Jul 2018 14:24:40 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/landstar-owner-op-wins-new-western-star-in-truck-giveaway/#respond Matt Cole https://www.overdriveonline.com/landstar-owner-op-wins-new-western-star-in-truck-giveaway/feed/ 0 2018-07-19 14:24 +00:00 2018-07-19 10:24 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176254 https://www.overdriveonline.com/spot-market-freight-slows-a-bit-but-slump-my-be-a-stretch/ Uncategorized business Columbus dry van Fourth of July freight Memphis rates reefer spot market volumes Spot market freight slows a bit, but ‘slump’ may be a stretch Freight markets often begin to slide in mid-July, and last week’s national metrics fit the normal seasonal trend. That’s a signal that the red-hot demand seen in recent weeks has cooled, but it’s probably a stretch to call the slide a “slump.”  Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:15:15 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/spot-market-freight-slows-a-bit-but-slump-my-be-a-stretch/#respond Todd Dills https://www.overdriveonline.com/spot-market-freight-slows-a-bit-but-slump-my-be-a-stretch/feed/ 0 2018-07-19 12:15 +00:00 2018-07-19 08:15 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176149 https://www.overdriveonline.com/court-blocks-epas-move-to-not-enforcer-glider-emissions/ Featured Slider Uncategorized EPA glider kits Court blocks administration’s glider kit emissions-enforcement policy The court's temporary injunction against the EPA's decision not to enforce glider regs means that glider kit builders will be capped at making and selling just 300 trucks annually until the the court lifts its injunction or the EPA finalizes a rule to repeal emissions regs placed glider builders. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:06:37 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/court-blocks-epas-move-to-not-enforcer-glider-emissions/#comments James Jaillet https://www.overdriveonline.com/court-blocks-epas-move-to-not-enforcer-glider-emissions/feed/ 14 2018-07-18 20:06 +00:00 2018-07-18 16:06 -04:00 https://www.overdriveonline.com/?p=176109 https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucks-truck-stop-damaged-in-fire-at-california-truck-stop/ Uncategorized fire TA TravelCenters of America truck stop Trucks and more damaged in fire at California truck stop An investigation continues into a Monday afternoon fire that appears to have destroyed two tractor-trailers and three fuel pumps and damaged the metal awning at a truck stop in south-central California. Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:47:12 Z https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucks-truck-stop-damaged-in-fire-at-california-truck-stop/#respond Overdrive Staff https://www.overdriveonline.com/trucks-truck-stop-damaged-in-fire-at-california-truck-stop/feed/ 0 2018-07-18 18:47 +00:00 2018-07-18 14:47 -04:00