Don't let the turkeys get you down!

| November 28, 2011

Dear Carolyn, Well, I survived my first Thanksgiving on the road. It was not as terrible as I thought it would be. I had a lot of calls/texts/emails from friends and family. They even put my ...

About truckin’ time: Tony Justice record in stores Dec. 6

| November 26, 2011

"It’s about truckin’ time," says Tony Justice, East Tennessee-based B&B Transport driver and the songwriter behind the upcoming "On the Road" album (I wrote about it last month here). It's due out in all Pilot Flying ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

| November 24, 2011

Some well benefited from a rise in rates over the year, particularly in flatbed, but how about thankfulness for 3-D trailer graphics...

Driver action on sleep apnea, CSA, EOBRs, cross-border trucking

| November 23, 2011

Regular readers will recall my post from last month following the first annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention, which spurred on driver advocate Frederick Schaffner to be a presence in D.C. at the November meeting ...

Heads-up: NY Times on truckers’ health

| November 22, 2011

The U.S. newspaper of record, the New York Times, devoted significant ink to many truck drivers' moves toward improving their health in their Monday edition. The primary feature, by Abby Ellin and well-illustrated with pictures ...

The next generation of trucking fanatics

| November 20, 2011

Jeff and Lynette Lynd of Ft. Collins, Colo., sent in this picture of their six-year-old great niece, Zoe, relaxing before going to bed with her princess blanket, fishing pillow and her favorite magazine, Overdrive (our ...

John Deere pedal car grand prize in Trucker Charity benefit raffle

| November 18, 2011

And what's best about it all is that the proceeds will go toward benefiting trucking families in need at Christmastime via Trucker Charity's Christmas Group. Tickets to enter the raffle for the car (pictured), which ...

The year-end tax dance

| November 17, 2011

One benefit of good cash flow management is having leeway in covering costs. The end of the year is a good time to put that flexibility to use to reduce your income tax bill on April 15.

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