Would you install an in-vehicle tracking device for an insurance discount? Most consumers wouldn't, which makes all the talk of a vehicle-miles-traveled highway tax all the more mystifying.
More and more, owner-operators are choosing to hold on to high-performing older equipment and run routes that keep them far away from the Golden State rather than upgrade to meet CARB emissions requirements.
Writer and former owner-operator Marc Mayfield will be interviewed Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m. EST on the Truth About Trucking Live online radio program.
Details of three more smartphone apps -- CHRW Trucks, BulkLoadsNow, and Fikes' Logistics' custom app -- for finding freight in your pocket.
Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...
Video interview with regulatory consultant Richard Wilson highlights the need to double-check and pre-audit your drug and alcohol testing consortium for compliance with regulations -- if you don't, it could come back to haunt you.
If 10n2 and other companies' predictions come to fruition, it might not be long before it's possible to utilize real-time operational data to negotiate rates with your insurance company.
In the near future, don't distrust your senses if that beautiful smell of asphalt in the morning is redolent of, well, hog farm.
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