Truth About Trucking

Does less mean more? Driver pay in the CSA era

| January 26, 2011

My feature in the January edition of Truckers News investigated a dynamic more and more fleets and their drivers are seeing coming to fruition as freight markets slowly return and, consequently, recruiting staffs expand and ...

Editor to discuss CSA, driver pay Jan. 27

| January 21, 2011

Listen in on the “Truth About Trucking” online radio series Jan. 27.

Tony ‘the truck stop tiger’ — calls from the driver community to uncage him

| December 06, 2010

Nearly two years have passed since I first wrote about efforts by animal-rights activists (post from January 2009 originally on old Channel 19 blog home on Blogger.com) to require Gross Tete, La., Tiger Truck Stop owner ...

Allen Smith, others at Memphis Trucking Expo Oct. 23

| October 22, 2010

It's a banner month for first-time trucking shows in my home state of Tennessee. After Nashville last week, not to be outdone, of course, is Memphis, the site of the first annual Memphis Trucking Expo, ...

Complimentary advertisement… and: PSP unlikely to be the new DAC

| October 08, 2010

Driver with a lens-load of cool It's been a few months since we checked in with on-road crooner Howard Salmon, so he checked in with us, sending along this picture he happened upon recently, with ...

Editor to discuss pre-employment program

| October 06, 2010

Todd Dills will discuss the new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Pre-Employment Screening Program Oct. 6.

Pre-employment screening in the CSA 2010 era

| October 05, 2010

It's not all about DAC anymore. With CSA 2010 carrier scores in six of the seven violation categories in CSA 2010 set to go public beginning in December, carrier attention to inspection reports has ramped ...

Stand-up treadmill desk begs question…; cargo theft connection to Jason’s Law?

| September 02, 2010

In the P.R. copy blasted out with announcements about the new TrekDesk Treadmill Desk, the company talks about the dangers of the "sedentary lifestyle," noting studies of various characters that have probed "rising obesity rates ...

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