Average owner-operators miles have dropped 21 percent over 10 years, according to ATBS. With data showing a concurrent income increase, it's clear operators have seen some improvement over the decade.
This generation inherited great advancements in transportation — like the Interstate system — and, not only did we give nothing back, we failed to take care of what was given to us.
There are enough studies to prove just about anything in this arena, but the vast majority of studies, as well as federal data, bear out ATA’s assertion.
Fleets already pay for MVR reports, why wouldn’t they pay to know drivers’ records for performance and profitability?
To the extent your job does allow any control over sleep patterns, make that a priority. It could be a step toward health and happiness.
A email crossed my screen the other day. It seems someone did a study and concluded that shop rags pose health risk hazard. Gee. Ya think? Yes. Shop rags are nasty. But they’re not the most disgusting ...
Trucking offers job security and upward trending pay, which is more than can be said at many other fields in the current economy.
An eight-person majority on the subcommittee ultimately showed preference for what they called the fault standard over DOT preventability regarding crash accountability.
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