Do they have anything whatsoever to do with each other? Maybe not, but Wendy weighs in with an experiment intended to get information abut trucking to the general public.
No. 2 in the mailbag series of podcasts airing views sees voices responding to recent news around the California Air Resources Board and FMCSA's report on e-logs and harassment.
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.
"So it's become pretty obvious: If you're considering another line of work, space exploration is just a lateral over.... They think there's a trucking shortage now? Just wait 'til everyone goes to outer space..."
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.
The connection between rubberneckers and those who will watch the "earth-shattering event" promised Dec. 7 by a certain cable network and a man who plans to feed himself to an anaconda.
The website has images of thousands of postcards of fuel stations, diners and other attractions from the historic highway.
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.
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