"Open the hood," driver, owner-operator Jeff Clark urges those who take to trucking with the "car mentality."
At least, watchers say, carriers may have better tools to support negotiation of hourly detention-pay schemes with shippers and receivers -- others, however, see potential downsides in the future, such as FMCSA further limiting hours... ...
Done and done -- for now. Fischkelta's put his custom 2014 KW to work hauling reefer freight between New Jersey and Boston. Photos of the 331-inch wheelbase beauty here. More work on the interior to ...
Given CSA problems shown by various reports this year and last, should BASIC scores be withheld from public view? If so, should inspection/violation data remain accessible? Tell us what you think here.
Thursday, April 24, 9 a.m. PDT, the California Air Resources Board will discuss and take public comment on some compliance alternatives proposed for its Statewide Truck and Bus Rule.
Video interview with Loren Hutnick about his "Truckers Against CARB" rally planned for Thursday in Sacramento, as CARB takes up public comment on the flexibility-enhancement provisions it introduced earlier in the year.
Six in 10 driver respondents to a poll about increases to truck sizes and weights favor no change to limits, citing concerns about current repair of roads and bridges, competition and limited benefit otherwise.
One ridealong pit bull that will be familiar to regular readers would "make Anne Ferro proud with his berth time and breaks..." More on rescued "Buddy Roe" and his travels from hauler Mary Hanlon.
Todd Dills is Senior Editor of Overdrive magazine and writes from Nashville, Tenn. He frequently covers business, regulatory and lifestyle topics for the magazine and at OverdriveOnline.com. His work on the “CSA’s Data Trail” series in Overdrive about the federal CSA program was awarded the highest honor in trade journalism – the “Grand Neal” – by American Business Media at the 2014 Jesse H. Neal Awards. Dills’ Channel 19 blog covers a grab bag of on-highway hearsay, owner-operator news and driver views from the roadways the nation over. His work in trucking journalism builds on a background of news feature, fiction and other creative writing and editing. Find him here at the Channel 19 blog and via his Twitter feed, or send tips to email@example.com or via phone at 205-907-2481.
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NY truck association worries over Tappan Zee Bridge replacement and prospect of boosted tolls on Thruway: http://t.co/2dthgkWjkx