With the first quarter following the July 1 change in the hours of service rules well over and done, what has been the economic impact for your operation?
Prime Inc. increased pay for its OTR company drivers, independent contractors and associates. OTR company drivers (paid on the per-mile basis) started receiving a one cent per mile increase for any loads dispatched after August ...
Straight expediting truck have been Tom and Tina Evans' bread and butter since starting their business in the year 2000 -- today, they enjoy plenty of freedom to live life like they want to.
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 ...
Reclassification, hours of service rules, increased equipment costs and state and local regulations on idling, parking and noise are smothering the owner-operator, writes Greg Fulton.
Reader response to the hours changes that went into effect July 1 show operational limitations, with implications for revenue.
FleetRisk Advisors' predictive analysis engine -- think of it as the Moneyball approach to carrier risk management -- can help carriers reduce turnover, the company says; we've got some ideas on that score, too. . ...
Operators of pre-2007 trucks who currently operate in California have some tough choices coming with CARB's truck emissions rules -- here are some ways to think about them to help navigate.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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