The most common lighting-related violation -- top 20 states for "Inoperative required lamp" prevalence ranked here -- may be basis for a DataQ challenge if the light is not required by regulation.
In a poll of owner-operators at OverdriveOnline.com, more than 60 percent of respondents called the potential for better income the chief attraction of expediting. More on pay in part 2 of this series.
The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.
Mike Schiotis came to the aid of a female driver as she was being beaten and shot at by an ex-boyfriend along I-380.
Carriers chase after a diminished pool of owner-operator candidates with higher pay, bonuses and more compensation options.
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