With many states going well above the current federal minimum of $7.25 per hour, is it time the U.S. government raised its own minimum? Weigh in on the subject via this poll and in comments. ...
"As much as I'd like to be able to write a happy ending for the hours of service story, I can't. The HOS are just the tip of the iceberg."
Is higher driver compensation just around the corner? This series -- part 1 available here -- looks at the tightening of the employment market for drivers, and the potential for a rate boost.
Domestic workers making state-by-state inroads on their own FLSA exemption (similar to company drivers') from the possibility of overtime pay -- meanwhile, a friendly, familiar, potentially lucrative contest.
Assessing net worth relative to your age says more than you think about your ability to purchase a truck and succeed as an owner-operator.
Since I wrote about TyroneMalone.net site proprietor and owner-operator Ken Harris in the October edition of Truckers News and in Overdrive in smaller form around the same time, Harris has continued to make strides keeping the ...
The news over at the San Francisco Chronicle yesterday included a release from editors at J.J. Keller, emphasizing the reach of CSA 2010 beyond just for-hire truck carriers. "When the term 'motor carrier' is used," ...
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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