As spot freight falls into a typical seasonal plateau, the West Coast port disruption throws a complication on top of it All throughout the Western regions things are slower, DAT reports.
With the recent change in rules around drivers' need to carry paper medical cards after 15 days beyond renewal, what are you seeing on the road?
A twenty-something attempts a (well-considered, lengthy) answers to the question of why his generation seemingly isn't interested in truck driving, by and large.
A $475 million upgrade to the link between the northbound I-90/94 Dan Ryan Expressway and the I-290 Eisenhower Expressway westbound in Chicago gets under way March 7. Expect delays.
Jeffrey Otersen's "Little Truckers: Feeling Scrappy" book for young readers tells the story of a classic living legend of a rig among the trucks of the Shamrock Lucky trucking company in Truckington, Ohio.
Report from an ice storm: Icy conditions along I-40 across the nation's midsection will continue through this evening/tomorrow morning, among other weather updates. . .
Annals of government transparency: Jeb Bush's email response to a Florida trucker in 1999 highlights the difficulties of engagement.
It will be difficult, noted ATRI President Rebecca Brewster, to keep drivers in trucking if "the drivers are forced ... to drive during periods of increased risk" due to the nature of the hours of ...
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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