Three-day Roadcheck blitz planned

| June 06, 2011

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold Roadcheck, its annual vehicle inspection program, June 7-9.

Amsoil now on the marquee at Wisconsin dirt track

| June 03, 2011

Synthetic oil manufacturer Amsoil, with a significant presence in the trucking industry, continues its support of dirt track racing in the Midwest as the new title sponsor of the Superior Speedway in its home city ...

Driving Miss Crazy shoots straight

| June 02, 2011

Just how Birmingham News "Driver's Side" traffic columnist Ginny MacDonald settled on the handle Driving Miss Crazy is something of a mystery. But like the friendship that evolved between the black chauffeur and the elderly ...

What a woman says and what she really means!

| June 01, 2011

Dear Carolyn, My girlfriend is obviously mad at me. Every time I ask her what's wrong, she's says, "nothing." Why can't a woman just say what she means? When she say's "nothing," I say, "fine." Bruce Dear Bruce, How's ...

On Memorial Day: A trucker to remember

| May 30, 2011

Minnie Spotted Wolf never encountered combat in World War II, yet she blazed trails as, most likely, the first Native American woman to serve in the Marines – as a truck driver, nonetheless. A native of ...

Trucking continues coming to Joplin aid

| May 27, 2011

The stories about relief efforts in Joplin keep coming in. Before I get to a couple more, I thought I'd take a moment to note that I will be out of the office through June ...

Driver accountability under CSA: a video talk with owner-operator Robert Shumate

| May 26, 2011

I met Robert Shumate researching my two-part feature on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, in the April and May editions of Overdrive. In the vid, selected from the in-person portion ...

A possible windfall for independents

| May 25, 2011

If you’re independent, there could be some real opportunities if your bigger competitors don’t have the capacity – the trucks and drivers – to handle what could be a big influx of freight.

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