As Quinton's and recent other commentary makes clear, the new hours of service rule is foregrounding the problem of, simply, time. Time enough to get the work done in the day allotted to do it.
"I'm not a bad cook, but being around my Mom and my Aunt reminded me that I was raised to a pretty high cooking standard.... Just showing up with my sparkling personality isn't always enough."
We asked, and you told. Here find a round-up of readers' answers to the question "What are you thankful for?" Happy Thanksgiving from all the staff at Overdrive!
A Happy Thanksgiving wish from Wendy Parker: "I have so much to be thankful for. I'm one of those annoying people who post on Facebook, 'I have the best life ever.' I know it's annoying ...
As part of a Thanksgiving-related story package, we wanted to share with your driver, owner-operator and small fleet colleagues what others like them are giving thanks for this season.
"We need more thanks paid to the nation's drivers for the jobs you do day-in day-out. Clearly there's a dearth of it in many quarters."
61 percent of drivers report they plan to be home for Thanksgiving -- find a round-up in answer to our informal polling of readers on Overdrive's Facebook page about holiday plans.
When I sat down and started writing it, I realized it wasn’t going to be about the trucks at all. It was about me being thankful that people like this exist on Earth.
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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