Owner-operators find big money and good schedules working the oil and gas services boom.
Truckers weigh in on the pay scale model, sleep apnea, hours of service regulations and other issues.
Trucking oddities and interesting features along with Overdrive's Truck Gallery and Channel 19 are featured.
Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.
Fatalities of large truck occupants dropped from 682 in 2008 to 503 in 2009, a 26 percent decline.
The truck-involved fatality rate in 2008 declined 12.3 percent to 1.86 per 100 million miles.
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A Mass. fleet owner hit with a $1,000 fine and a year of probation for attempts to bring an investigator: http://t.co/2O6gytfKq2