fatigue

Fatigue: The jokes get bad, the puns get worse

| April 25, 2014

“Hey, you know what you get when you put three frogs in a blender?”

‘Still not listening’: Readers react to FMCSA’s hours study

| February 04, 2014

Overdrive readers in large part showed skepticism over FMCSA's hours-impact study and its conclusion that last year's changes improve safety -- Congressman continues call for independent review.

Should time away from home be systematically limited?

Cary Goodman | October 24, 2013

Owner-operator Cary Goodman asks this question in a letter to the editor.

One quarter down: Economic impact of new hours rule?

| October 21, 2013

Have you seen direct mileage and/or revenue reductions over the last quarter yourself? If so or if not, let's keep the conversation on the rules ongoing. (Bonus: Trucker's Wife tee available...)

CSA system update: New hours violations encoded

| August 12, 2013

New violations added to the CSA Safety Measurement System include codification of the hours of service break requirement at a 7-point severity weight value.

Driving with a partner offers income, lifestyle opportunities

| August 08, 2013

It's no secret why team driving is attractive to the young and ambitious in trucking: income opportunity is high in the right operation. On the flip side, it's also a refuge for second-career empty-nesters looking ...

OOIDA challenging Minnesota out-of-service criteria

Jill Dunn | June 15, 2012

OOIDA is taking on Minnesota troopers and CVSA over amendment that allows out-of-service orders for fatigue based on reasonable suspicion.

Defining ‘gobbledygook’ with driver Sandy Long

| June 11, 2012

Missouri-based Weston Transportation driver Sandy Long, blogging here, this morning laid down a primer for owner-operators and drivers on the term gobbledygook, defined by Wester's as "wordy and generally unintelligible jargon." She found some examples of ...

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