The mandate to have health insurance could put trucking's independent contractor model in jeopardy. More on looming ACA deadline here.
One from close to home -- children's book "Papa Doug Hauls Strawberries and Smiles" from the TN Trucking Foundation -- and former driver Susan Burton's "My Auntie Susan Drives a Big Truck."
The first meeting of the advisory committee is scheduled for Feb. 26-27 in D.C.; among members is owner-operator Bryan Spoon of North Carolina. NPRM hoped for by end of year.
Apex Capital pitches its new NextLoad.com load board as unique in delivering robust filtering/alert/search capability in a free board.
Data on self-driving car laws mapped by Stanford research project; and -- File in 'weird': Sex toy discounts -- via reefer trailer.
More and more truckers are vaping to get away from tobacco’s dangers. It’s working for some, though it has drawbacks.
MHC El Paso and MHC Ashville bring the total to eight MHC locations with more than 2,100 total part numbers listed in the website's search engine.
Podcast: Thomas spoke, telling the story of his Somalia experience, and performed the song this past Thursday to open the Conversion Interactive / TCA recruiting, retention conference.
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