Don Lacy

Beyond Anti-Idling

James Jaillet | May 01, 2012

Save thousands of dollars a year on fuel by careful use of your right foot — and your head. Don’t ignore driving habits and other strategies to supplement the benefits of minimal idling.

CSA Part 2: Maintaining your equipment

Todd Dills | May 01, 2011

Now more than ever, you’re responsible for what you drive, including company trailers. Take control of maintenance with robust inspection procedures and self-education to avoid inspection hassles.

Fast Forward

Max Kvidera | March 01, 2011

FMCSA, after requiring onboard recorders for violation-prone carriers, now seeks a mandate for all OTR operations.

Exposed

Todd Dills | October 01, 2010

A new program sheds intense light on driver crash and inspection records. For good drivers, safety equals bargaining power for pay.

Double time

James Jaillet | September 01, 2010

Owner-operator teams are in demand as fleets dangle top rates and sign-on bonuses to movehigh-value, time-sensitive loads.

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