owner-operator

Motor Inn truck stop is next best thing to home

The Motor Inn and Family Restauran in Mendon, Ohio offers a true mom-and-pop experience.

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Cummins Westport announces new natural gas engine

The ISB6.7 G engine will be based on the Cummins ISB6.7 diesel engine and will use Cummins Westport’s spark-ignited, stoichiometric cooled exhaust gas recirculation technology.

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New independents, be forewarned

If FMCSA finds any deficiency, the new entrant has only 15 days to submit a plan of correction, not up to 60 days, as used to be allowed.

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What a difference a decade makes

Those of you who’ve been in the business for even 10 years know that a lot has changed.

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Owner-operator challenges, No. 5: High equipment costs

Rates aren’t exactly keeping up with the level of cost increase for equipment, a trend owner-operators have felt hard in the last several years.

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Owner-Operator of the Month: Brad Chapdelaine

Brad Chapdelaine devotes as much attention to local outreach as he does his bottom line.

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Lizards and idiot four-wheelers

Every person I discuss our travels with asks two questions, ‘Where do you go to the bathroom?’ and ‘Have you seen a Lot Lizard?’

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Uncle Pinky won’t admit his guilt

Uncle George is smitten. It’s really sweet to watch the burly trucker melt when she raises her hands for him to pick her up.

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Attention to detail

Texas trucker’s focus on maintenance keeps him on the path of success.

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Housing starts hit high point in June

Housing starts rose almost 7 percent last month, said the U.S. Commerce Department.

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