Waiting to load means danger on the road

Driver detention has been causing headaches and lost wages for years, but the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has shone a spotlight on the issue like […]

I-81 toll legislation introduced; ATA threatens lawsuit

Identical bills were introduced in the Virginia House and Senate that would establish tolls on I-81 through the state. Truckers would pay a maximum of $55.25 […]

Converting from an AOBRD to ELD: What you need to know

Drivers and carriers can start taking steps now to ease any potential pain. It starts by identifying whether you have an AOBRD installed and whether you […]

Senate GOP Introduce Concealed-Carry Reciprocity Bill

For truck drivers with concealed carry permits, the bill would make it easier to determine which states would or would not honor their permits. A bill […]

Trucking Law: Can you refuse to drive in poor weather?

The Trucking Law segment is a new monthly feature on Overdrive, in which we pose commonly asked questions from truckers and owner-operators to legal experts. In this […]

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Hundreds of truckers ticketed for violating weather-related commercial vehicle ban

Pennsylvania police say that they issued hundreds of citations to truck drivers who violated the commercial vehicle travel ban this weekend — in spite of the […]

Virginia lawmakers want to install cameras to catch truckers who avoid paying tolls

  Along the 300 plus miles of I-81, there will be six toll gantries. This means about one every 50 miles. The bill provides a free […]

FMCSA suspends hours regs for certain drivers in 12 states ahead of winter storm

Drivers hauling heating fuel and other essential supplies in 12 midwestern and eastern states are receiving a reprieve from hours of service regulations in anticipation of […]