Tim Philmon

Meet owner-operator Tim PhilmonImage Gallery

| December 17, 2012

Check out a gallery of images from a visit with Philmon, his 2005 Peterbilt 379 and Transcraft flatbed leased to Landstar Ranger.

Challenge No. 1: Adapting to change

| August 22, 2012

Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.

Fuel’s Gold

| July 02, 2012

Owner-operators find big money and good schedules working the oil and gas services boom.

Chasing the Green

Todd Dills | January 01, 2012

Certain niches offer big income potential for those willing to specialize.

Remembering 9/11 as anniversary approaches: A trucker’s story from ground zero

| September 09, 2011

This month's issue of Truckers News commemorates the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a look at how the trucking business has changed as a result of the disaster. The areas impacted largely include ...

Revisiting one owner-operator’s ‘No apology campaign’

| July 04, 2011

It's more proactive attitude than reactive defiance, says Florida-based owner-operator Tim Philmon, leased to Landstar -- and let's just say for the record that I jumped the shark in my last post when I said ...

Truck Gallery

| October 01, 2009

Featured are a 2006 Peterbilt 379, a 1985 Kenworth K100 cabover, a 2003 Peterbilt 379, 2009 Peterbilt 389 and a2005 Peterbilt 379.

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