Top job benefits should be pay and wellness

| February 01, 2012

If a trucking company had a wellness coach, drivers could have a real connection with the company.

What you may not know about the EOBR bill

| January 31, 2012

Since I reported on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's attempts to gain new regulatory authority over interstate drivers relative to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program's now-internal Driver Safety Measurement System last summer, new ...

Thinking about top executives at large motor carriers

Phil Madsen | January 31, 2012

Having met and interacted with the top people at our carrier, I am growing more sympathetic toward them.

‘Courtesy not necessarily contagious’: UPS driver after 50 accident-free years

| January 30, 2012

Ohio resident and UPS driver Ron "Big Dog" Sowder (pictured) started his career with UPS in 1962 after serving in the Navy and answering an employment ad. On January 25, the driver marked 50 years ...

Why doesn't she return my calls?

| January 30, 2012

Dear Carolyn, I'm a truck driver who recently asked out a nice gal who works in the main office the small trucking company I drive for. We had a good time and I would like to ...

Is FMCSA putting back in the air what EPA takes out?

| January 30, 2012

New FMCSA rules require truckers to take a 30 minute break. What effect will this have on air quality?

Using free info and free air to extend tire life

| January 29, 2012

Tire inflation tables -- do you use them?

Your stuff — why do you own it?

| January 28, 2012

When was the last time you thought deeply about the stuff you own?

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