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Health haps at MATS include walk, cook-in-the-truck summit

The two key driver-led health events -- a 1.5-mile walk followed by the new Cooking in the Truck Summit -- are in the offing Thursday evening, March 26, at the ...

Redefining side fairings with Bob and Linda Caffee

In which a flight is missed in favor (well, sort of) of a tour through a unique expediter with integrated custom sleeper and dynamic aero adds by Bolt Custom Trucks. ...

Starting off the day right: TSG’s GATS Health Walk

The Trucking Solutions Group conducted its annual GATS Health Awareness Walk this morning, Aug. 23, with a sizable group of participants and a cool finish with Baylor Trucking's ALS ice-bucket ...

Group of OOIDA members, drivers issue letter to DOT in support of Anne Ferro

Citing regulatory efforts on detention pay and other compensation reform, CSA and other programs as beneficial, one group of OOIDA members comes out in support of FMCSA chief.

Nominations being taken for 2nd annual Citizen Driver Awards

With the process getting under way, two past award recipients have taken it upon themselves to help get the word out about the program and assist nominees through the application ...

TA, Petro offering free WiFi

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro truck stops, now offers free  WiFi in the restaurant dining rooms of 39 TA and Petro locations. Courtesy WiFi is intended for light Web use during a two-hour time period. Customers who require ...

Trucker Buddy honors 2014 ‘outstanding’ truckers

Trucker Buddy International honored its 2014 Outstanding Trucker Buddies at a ceremony March 28 in Louisville, Ky., at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

TA and Petro announce seven Citizen Driver Awards

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Center facilities, announced its first annual Citizen Driver Award recipients today at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., to recognize drivers who evoke respect for the industry.  "You've inspired pride and ...

Team Run Smart

Team Run Smart is Freightliner’s home for results of real-world test runs of some of their newest over-the road Class 8 models. This website also hosts regular blogs of several ...

Trend Settin’, Family Buziness crowned Pride & Polish national champs

Vinnie Diorio and Todd Roccapriore have to find some room in their already packed trophy cases for one more award from a 2013 show truck tour that saw them each ...

TrailerTail aiming for worldwide adoption (with video demonstration)

ATDynamics is continuing to plug away on its self-stated goal of retrofitting all 4 million trailers globally with its TrailerTail, announced the company's VP of Sales, Kyle Houston, at a ...

Linda Caffee, FedEx Custom Critical

We might deadhead 1,000 miles for a 300-mile load. You look at the miles and the total revenue, and you make a business decision on that. Can you make money ...

Owner-operator walk-and-talk with Anne Ferro

Several operators took the opportunity the Trucking Solutions Group's health walk at MATS represented to walk-and-talk issues with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

FMCSA Administrator walks with drivers for health awareness

FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro, as well as TravelCenters of America CEO Tom O'Brien joined the annual Trucking Solutions Group driver health walk at MATS 2013.

Driver shortage: An economist and a recruiter ’round the bar

Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk ...

St. Christopher year recap

The St. Christopher Fund announced that in 2012 the organization was able to assist 214 drivers and their families with over $158,000. These numbers bring the fund’s total to 711 beneficiaries from $348,000. The majority of recipients suffered from cancer, ...

Changing trucking for the better

Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford's suggestion that owner-operators build personal tribes to share information and advocate for positive industry change drew praise, commentary.

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!

Expediter meets vintage Coke machine meets pro golfer Brandt Snedeker

What happens? One odd load for husband-wife team owner-operators Bob and Linda Caffee.

Expedited advantage, part 2: Pay

In a poll of owner-operators at OverdriveOnline.com, more than 60 percent of respondents called the potential for better income the chief attraction of expediting. More on pay in part 2 ...

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