Florida

Thoughts about a house and a home

| March 06, 2012

Leaving our Florida vacation house prompts thoughts about home.

Sandhill Cranes and fuel price discounts

| March 05, 2012

Today was about Sandhill Cranes, fuel price discounts and getting back on the road.

Liking it in Florida

| January 25, 2012

Learning more about our Florida community

My talk with the $25,000-winning ‘Navigator of the Year’

| September 02, 2011

I got the grand opportunity to meet an owner-operator at the Great American Trucking Show last week who holds something of a grand distinction of being the only OO I know who's had a $25,000 ...

The great tomato heist — Cargo thieves still operating in plain sight

| April 25, 2011

I missed this report from the New York Times a week and a half back, about a sophisticated cargo-theft ring operating a seemingly legitimate trucking company in Florida, with a twist. The freight targeted wasn't ...

A produce hauler’s legacy: ‘Best job I ever hated’

| March 01, 2011

Floridian Ed Kimball created a family legacy when he hauled bananas from the Sunshine state in the 1950s.

Be the next Owner-Operator of the Year

| October 04, 2010

Drivers can be nominated for the Overdrive Truckload Carriers Association Owner-Operator of the Year award through Oct. 29.

Hours rules exemption extended in Gulf states

| June 02, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the second extension of its temporary lifting of hours-of-service rules for haulers of some emergency supplies to four southeast coastal states because of the oil spill in the ...

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