A safe, practical graduated CDL program ... could bring more qualified drivers with long-term career potential, while screening out more of those who are better suited to four wheels than 18.
This video, part of the 30-second Trucker Tips series, is taken from the first installment of 10 Worst Case Trucking Scenarios, Volume 2.
A three-truck fleet, JDJD Transportation, has been ordered to cease operations because of hours of service and other violations.
In a podcast, Gordon Klemp, head of the National Transportation Institute, discusses fuel surcharges, sign-on bonuses, demand for owner-operators, and compensation trends for flatbedders and independents.
Net income for independents and flatbedders topped $60,000. Independents’ income showed the biggest gain over the year, 8.7 percent.
For professional drivers, napping can be a critical tool in fatigue management. When you nap and how long you nap can affect the results.
Congress wimped out again last year and injected the Highway Trust Fund with only enough money to make it through May.
When it comes to income tax, the end of each year gets independent contractors thinking about last-minute strategies to reduce income. After that, April 15 looms as the big deadline. So it’s easy to ignore Jan. ...
Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive and writes regularly for the Overdrive Extra blog. A CDL holder, he joined Overdrive in 1998 after more than two decades of newspaper work. You can reach him at email@example.com or 205-248-1038.
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