Part 1 in a two-part length-of-haul analysis presents owner-operator advantages/disadvantages of the trucking trend to shorter haul length in reefer and dry van segment.
The industry has made it way too easy to move from being an employee driver to owning a truck. Far too many drivers give no real thought as to what it means.
Vote in this poll probing economic improvement for owner-operators over the last year. Is your business doing better?
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.
Dental care is essential to staying healthy, which in turn, plays a role in keeping your business healthy.
Overdrive reader Steve Bixler, in a team operation hauling frack sand with his wife, Doris, offers kudos on Max Heine's "Who built your business?" column.
Two fuel-price fighting tools from the National Association of Small Trucking Companies -- their Quality Plus Network of fuel stops offering members cost-plus discounts and their Daily Fuel Hedge.
Find a photo gallery of Overdrive's July 2012 cover shoot with crude-hauling owner-operator Jimmy Lessley in Texas -- and more about how the owner-operator got into the oil business.
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