Among the changes being proposed are de-emphasizing BASIC percentile rankings and better describing so-called "absolute" carrier BASIC measures' relationship to scoring.
Does growing interest show potential for four-wheeler safety improvement -- or the opposite?...
The "Necessary Recycling" start-up makes various bags from recycled tractor-tire inner tubes -- they're conducting a Kickstarter.com funding campaign to reclaim 30 more tons' worth of tubes.
Owner-operators weigh penalties vs. costs of private insurance or Obamacare exchange policies. Some have found plenty of potholes on the road to accessing benefits under the health care law thus far.
Kenworth's T880 flagship vocational model is suitable for heavy haul, refuse, dump, mixer and other applications. Find a gallery of images of the model, and more detail, in this story.
Video, pictures and more from the event, including the performance of Erin Flanigan, daughter in a long line of generations of owner-operators and drivers associated with Cincinnati-based Flanigan small fleet.
The "National Fallen Truckers Memorial Day" Facebook event page was launched by owner-operator Dave Lippert.
For some obstructive sleep apnea sufferers, there might be a simple -- thought not always easy, of course -- method out of the condition: Losing weight.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 205-907-2481.
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