Davis custom-built the FLD after locating it in a salvage yard in 2000 -- today he hauls reefer freight with it primarily between Illinois, Texas, Florida and his home base in Michigan.
Data quality and negative business impact stood out as key operator concerns as readers responded to early-2013 CSA reporting.
A group of carriers, brokers and other trucking stakeholders filed written arguments in its case against FMCSA alleging agency overreach with its May CSA guidance.
Two operators share views on methods toward boosting rates to profitable levels -- one offering a perspective in favor of price re-regulation.
Second Wind Transport independent owner-operator Greg Trott was offered a load recently he would have paid out of pocket to haul -- had he made the wrong decision and taken it.
"If rates were up where they should be, drivers wouldn’t have to complain about receiving and loading fees one bit."
Imagine pulling up to a 75-signal traffic light -- would you ignore it? And: CSA is increasingly under fire from the industry, more on a missing Oklahoma teenager.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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