James Jaillet

Missouri adding truck parking by converting rest areas

Missouri will continue its initiative to expand interstate truck parking by transforming the I-29 Mound City rest areas to truck parking.

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Concern growing over FMCSA’s listening ability

Steven Bryan of Vigillo says ATA and others don't think FMCSA is listening to their concerns anymore.

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Video: Aaron Tippin talks trucking, music

Aaron Tippin talks country music, trucking songs and trucking as a representation of true America.

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Daimler unveils aerodynamic Freightliner Cascadia Evolution

The new truck makes advancements in fuel economy and will feature Daimler's Detroit DD 15 engine.

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Does natural gas ‘have legs’ in trucking?

Greg Burns, CEO of PLS Logistics Services in Pittsburgh, set out to find somewhat of an answer to this question by polling 100 fleets about their thoughts on the future of trucking fuel.

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FMCSA reports gives Congress report on high-risk carriers

FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro summarized the agency's 2011 fiscal year for compliance reviews on high-risk carriers.

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Ownership risks and rewards

In his May Dollars & Sense column, small-fleet owner, accountant and radio personality Kevin Rutherford breaks down the various forms of truck ownership and how to succeed in each. "Growing a business is a lifetime venture.," he writes. "It’s challenging and potentially rewarding. The beauty is that the choices are all yours." See Kevin's full column here.

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Beyond anti-idling: Fuel-saving strategies

Though they've dropped, fuel prices are still high enough to cut a swath through a pocketbook.

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‘Black Hawk Down’ hero: Plan for chaos

First Sgt. Matt Eversmann says trucking companies should prepare for even the most extreme scenarios.

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Former white collars turn to trucking

Sacramento’s CBS affiliate ran a piece Thursday, May 17, casting light on a rising number of former white-collar employees turning to trucking for a job.

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