The owner-operator population increased 6.2 percent last year in the wake of the recession, and the trend should continue in 2013, according to Overdrive-sponsored research.
Average owner-operators miles have dropped 21 percent over 10 years, according to ATBS. With data showing a concurrent income increase, it's clear operators have seen some improvement over the decade.
Navistar President and COO Troy Clarke has been promoted to CEO, along with other changes in the truck maker's leadership structure.
ATBS' Matt Amen talks Freightliner's Team Run Smart and future plans for the site.
Bradley Chapdelaine and Daniel Poorman each won a Cummins-powered 2012 Ram 2500 Big Horn Crew Cab Tuesday night in an annual contest.
There are enough studies to prove just about anything in this arena, but the vast majority of studies, as well as federal data, bear out ATA’s assertion.
Fleets already pay for MVR reports, why wouldn’t they pay to know drivers’ records for performance and profitability?
To the extent your job does allow any control over sleep patterns, make that a priority. It could be a step toward health and happiness.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-248-1038.
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