fuel

Diesel reaches highest price point since 2008

| February 26, 2013

Since diesel prices began their ascent in the middle of January, the national average diesel price has shot up 26 cents to $4.159 a gallon.

Diesel continues climb, up another 8 cents

| February 12, 2013

In what appears to be a longer term trend upwards, the price of diesel fuel surged again this week, climbing 8.2 cents to $4.014.

Fuel-tax dustup in MI (Can you spell I – F – T – A?)

| January 22, 2013

Is it time to say goodbye to Michigan's retail diesel tax? If that means the governor getting his way, you might want to pray it stays.

Rocky Mountain High? Not when it comes to diesel prices

| January 11, 2013

Increased production at refineries and reduced demands makes buying fuel in Rocky Mountain region easier on the wallet.

O/O challenges: More solutions to high fuel

| August 01, 2012

Outtakes from interviews conducted as part of research into Todd Dills' "Owner-operators' top challenges" feature in the August 2012 edition of Overdrive magazine.

Are you a natural gas truck owner-operator?

| June 04, 2012

Overdrive's brand-new June issue features our quarterly section devoted to the severe service niche that's heavy this time around on coverage of natural-gas-powered engine technology, leading with the story of a Chicago ready-mix concrete outfit ...

What does your fuel surcharge look like?

| June 03, 2012

A poll that asks for owner-operators' thoughts on the use of fuel surcharges as a cushioning agent against spikes in fuel prices sparked some discussion on Facebook last week. Owner-operators Linda Caffee, Jeff Clark and others were ...

Your role in tax prep

Kevin Rutherford | April 01, 2012

If you want to avoid the most common mistakes I see with owner-operator tax returns, you need to get involved in checking the major numbers your tax preparer is using.

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