A letter from Robert W. Walker Jr. of Ohio, commentary from owner-operator Tilden Curl. Curl believes removal of the self-insurance option for motor carriers is key to driver value and long-term health of the industry.
As lawsuits against the California Air Resources Board hit the same technical "buzzsaw" and get delayed and delayed, notes Joe Rajkovacz of the CCTA, deadlines for rules compliance come and go.
Military veteran Rob Ahlers talks further about his mission establishing small fleet MSR Transport Services, planning to lease trucks to FedEx and Panther driven by military veterans.
The NASTC show was among its first public debuts, as BigRoad emphasized the company's been focusing on keeping up with demand from the fleets and operators among current app users, with around 800 units shipped so far.
The folks at Allstate insurance have teamed up with the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn., on a "Provider Safety Advocacy" campaign to raise awareness of Move Over laws.
Tools designed to mitigate hazard, maybe? At least one of these, maybe two (and it's not the NASTC meet, I can assure you) doesn't normally work so well. Nonetheless, fingers can always be crossed...
W.Va.-based Charles Timbrook's 1999 Freightliner "Black Out" eases into its military-tribute theme with new mods. And: A Reliable Carriers car hauler on Car and Driver's cover.
The first in a series of Voices podcasts airing editorial comment on a variety of issues, here stemming from discussion of both sleeper berth period flexibility and FMCSA's planned liability insurance hike in D.C. Call 530-208-6423 at any time to record a message.
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