Owner-operator Cary Goodman asks this question in a letter to the editor.
It's been quite a while since we've gotten as many kudos as we have for this month's cover, featuring small fleet owner-operator Bill Rethwisch's Dreamsicle 2012 389.
"Having been thru all of the trucker shutdowns of the past nearly fifty years this one falling on its face came as no surprise."
If the Ride for the Constitution did anything, it got drivers, owner-operators and advocates talking more directly about how to pursue industry change. Find a round-up of some of their voices here.
Reader reactions for and against the Ride for the Constitution, slated to run Oct. 11-13. Our poll on participation in the action continues to show support falling but still at significant levels.
Readers respond to Thom Jansen's question what happened to the an old credo taught to him by this driver father about always running in the right lane except when passing.
Thom Jansen of Warren, Mich., wonders what happened to the old credo, passed to him by his father, that drivers should stay in the right lane except when passing.
For now. There are indications that Congressional mandating of FMCSA taking a rulemaking approach to any apnea regulation would slow the process down, though some readers didn't see it that way.
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