Owner-Operators

10 problems with EOBRs

| June 29, 2012

These problems are among many noted by frequent Overdrive commenter E.F. McHenry as Congress considered an EOBR mandate ultimately included in the MAP-21 highway bill.

Highway bill highlight reel

| June 28, 2012

The American Trucking Associations' summary of new highway bill items that are of interest to motor carriers, sent out to various media, follows -- I've rearranged a few items of driver/owner-operator interest to bring them ...

Bug-removal tip: Scotch Brite ‘Dobie’ pads

| June 28, 2012

This one comes by way of owner-operator Henry Albert's blog, where he shares an anecdote about the Scotch Brite "Dobie" cleaning pads (pictured) he uses to clean bugs from his windshield -- and how he ...

Ferro introduced to CSA ‘8th BASIC': Driver turnover

| June 28, 2012

Some watchers contend carriers' driver turnover rates should be considered in computing ultimate safety scores in CSA.

EOBRs reportedly dropped, then back in highway bill

| June 27, 2012

According to this report from Fox News, citing confidential sources knowledgeable of ongoing Senate/House conference committee work on final highway bill language, a deal has been reached that includes removal of the mandate for interstate ...

Check in with ‘Roadcookin’ authors on online radio

| June 27, 2012

Authors of the Roadcookin' guide to healthy eating on the road interviewed on online radio.

LETTER: Shippers ultimately responsible for payments

| June 27, 2012

Denver-based independent Tom Koller spells out a court case that placed ultimately responsibility for freight payment on shippers.

Cabover fanatics, this one’s for you: 1973 K100 vid

| June 25, 2012

Bill Bradford's video of the restoration of his antique Kenworth COE.

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