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Podcast: STAA driver-whistleblower protections explained

With the proposed anti-driver-coercion rule from the FMCSA now in a public comment period, the added legal protections it would bring for those blowing the whistle on unscrupulous motor carriers ...

New alert app from Missing Truck Driver network

Kari Fisher, ridealong partner of driver Lee Fisher and founder of the Missing Truck Driver Alert Network, launched the new MTDAlerts app at the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's 40th-anniversary Heart ...

Three advocate-operators on why they do what they do

A look back at three operators/advocates recently featured in a brief driver-appreciation Q&A at Load Delivered Logistics' website.

‘Killer Truckers’ TV special on re-air

On bright spot in the special about the FBI's Highway Serial Killings Initiative is that it delved farther into on-highway crime -- that against truckers, and trucking advocates' efforts to ...

Missing Truck Driver Alert Network finds helpful fleet partner

When Kari and Lee Fisher joined the Lightning Logistics fleet, they found no small measure of support from fleet co-owner Joe Hammerslough and others there.

‘Harder than it looks’ — mainstream biz reporter takes big-truck wheel

Biz reporter Lauren Boyer of the York Daily Record faces down fears of highway driving around big trucks to take the wheel herself; a round-up of truck/trucking shows near-term and ...

Driver social media meet dates set

The 2013 Truck Driver Social Media Convention will take place Oct. 11-13 in Kansas City, Mo.

Year of interrupted sleep: 2012 in review, Part 3

September-December 2012 on the Channel 19 blog -- one operator reaches a milestone, amid ongoing industry conversation, weird-weird trucking news and .... Happy new year, drivers!

Mack takes Manhattan; Got a CB handle for sale or steal?

Mack runs commercials on the CBS building "super screen" in Times Square, NYC, and Todd gets a CB -- got a handle for him?

A familiar Montana state senate candidate — broker Dan Metully

Metully, of TFI Logistics and, holds pride as a Montanan, with the state at the fore of challenges to the explosion of corporate campaign spending. Also: how the broker ...

VIDEO, testimony: Randall Doane of Deaf Truckers United

As FMCSA reps spoke of future routine nature of a medical qualifications exemption program for deaf drivers, Deaf Truckers United members engaged on current problems.

Medical exemptions for hearing loss, seizure disorder in the works

Before a group that included several members of the Deaf Truckers United advocacy group, FMCSA's medical chief Elaine Papp detailed agency efforts on new exemption programs.

Owner-operator Rick Ash’s health reading list

The Trucking Solutions Group of owner-operators, of which Ash is a member, is hosting an open call tomorrow, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. Find call-in details, along with recommended health ...

Missing Okla. teen feared trafficked: What you can do

Jaray Wilon's is latest in a series of cases long ongoing in the United States of missing teens feared sold into prostitution. Truck drivers stand at the front lines of ...

Owner-operator Dan Braun bags 1st place in K.C. truck show

Video, pictures and more about Braun's plans to turn his trailer into a cancer survivors' memorial, as well as detail on runners-up in the first Pride in Your Ride truck ...

Kari Fisher of Missing Truck Driver Alert Network honored

Kari Fisher, founder of the Missing Truck Driver Alert Network, recognized with the Jason Rivenburg Making a Difference Award at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention.

FMCSA: Expect sleep apnea guidance proposal in near term

At the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention, Elaine Papp, chief of FMCSA's Medical Programs Division, offered insights on the agency's plan to introduce official sleep apnea guidance.

VIDEO: Time is now to improve drivers’ situation

An excerpt from Trans Products regulatory manager Richard Wilson's address at the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention.

Driver kudos: Pork rinds, bagpipes and making a difference

Two driver-appreciation efforts -- by Rudolph Foods and XRS (formerly Xata) -- yield interesting results.

Marketing your business, Part 1

Online opportunities join old-school methods as ways for independents to build a reputation and draw clients.