Power of good roads?: Indian truckers’ savvy in the sleeper

| February 21, 2012

News flash: According to IBN, a broadcasting network in India, that nation's drivers have helped stemmed the tide of HIV and AIDS in the country after a process that is making a dent in old ...

Trapped in a cage of my own making

| February 21, 2012

I learned today that an introduction to expediting piece I wrote five years ago is being resurrected for distribution at truck shows and other venues. Learned when the publisher asked me to update ...

VID: Cracking Evel’s safe with Robb Mariani, Brad WikeImage Gallery

| February 20, 2012

And, most importantly, small fleet owner Wike's lead mechanic Frank Phipps (pictured), who did the vast majority of the heavy lifting with a blow torch and drill, Wike himself with the plasma cutter, at Wike's ...

Blogger legal issues

| February 20, 2012

Working through the issues that rise when others post my blog.

Who are you working for really?

| February 19, 2012

You are a self-employed owner-operator, in business for yourself. But who are you working for really?

The story of Cliff and other business people

| February 18, 2012

A trucking company executive shares a story about an owner-operator. I reply.

Safe-cracking time: The Evel Knievel haul rig restore-in-progressImage Gallery

| February 17, 2012

If all goes well, says American Trucker host Robb Mariani, tomorrow he, North Carolina-based Brad Wike and the rig's owner will at least attempt to crack a gallon-size safe found under a cabinet in the ...

Everyone wants to go to heaven but nobody wants to die

Phil Madsen | February 17, 2012

Thinking today about death and dying

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