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Accidental truckers: Jon and Miriam BrownImage Gallery

| August 13, 2013

The Browns reap the rewards of professionalism in their Landstar-leased team operation.

Equal partners: Chris Litzinger and Henry KuperusImage Gallery

| August 12, 2013

Brenny Transportation-leased owner-operators build on a solid friendship in coownership of a Volvo that helps support two growing households.

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 ...

More off/on-duty discussion

| August 01, 2013

Debate continues over loading/unloading situations and what exactly consitutes "off-duty" time under the new hours rule.

POLL: Why do carriers have difficulty finding new drivers?

| July 29, 2013

Carriers are again talking "driver shortage" in a big way -- what do you think? Why do so many seem to have so much difficulty recruiting new drivers?

Weighing in on the hours changes

| July 23, 2013

Reader response to the hours changes that went into effect July 1 show operational limitations, with implications for revenue.

Hours changes premium: $300 down, more to come…

| July 15, 2013

Wendy details losses incurred directly as a result of the new hours of service changes: "As of the 10th, we've lost approximately $300 due directly to the new laws."

California domestic workers and truck drivers; $1,500 for a few words

| July 11, 2013

Domestic workers making state-by-state inroads on their own FLSA exemption (similar to company drivers') from the possibility of overtime pay -- meanwhile, a friendly, familiar, potentially lucrative contest.

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