FMCSA extends public CSA comment period to July 30

| May 25, 2012

FMCSA has extended its public comment period 60 days.

ATA calls for CSA changes

| May 23, 2012

ATA says CSA scores are unreliable and present a loose and sometimes inverse connection to crash risk.

The owner-operator: Takes a lickin’, still tickin’

| May 11, 2012

Looking at the overall need for owner-operators, their health tracks freight demand.

Study indicates growing number of independents

| May 07, 2012

A recent jump in carrier registrations might be due to drivers getting their own operating authority.

Could EOBRs solve the detention dilemma?

| May 04, 2012

EOBRs can give owner-operators a powerful tool when dealing with customers and the shipping/receiving facilities relative to detention time. Given that stopped time and location is easily retrievable with the systems, operators now have ready-made ...

Driver turnover decreases slightly in fourth quarter

| April 12, 2012

After a year of quarterly increases, the turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets dipped one percentage point to an annualized rate of 88 percent.

ATRI looking for driver feedback on CSA

| April 07, 2012

TheAmerican Transportation Research Institute is surveying drivers about their reactions to CSA.

Cubby Buddy toolbox maker’s new storage system for load bars

| April 02, 2012

Hensley Inc.-leased owner-operator Jeff Zehrer (pictured), with a Great Dane dry van and Freightliner tractor and a unique line of tool-box systems for owner-operators you may well recall me writing about here back in January, has ...

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