Protect yourself against shippers who cancel loads

| March 27, 2012

After waiting all day to pick up a load, it canceled. Are we screwed?

Is it possible to change?

| March 26, 2012

  Dear Carolyn, Can people change? I’ve been reading you for a long time and you seem like an optimistic gal. I don’t think you’d be giving all the advice about eating healthy, getting fit, improving your ...

Ugly today: pay to park, canceled load

| March 26, 2012

Security told us to pay to park, then a load canceled later in the day.

Meet owner-operator of the year Larry SeversonImage Gallery

| March 25, 2012

Leased to Dart Transit since the late 1970s, Truckload Carriers Association/Overdrive Independent Contractor of the Year Larry Severson's longevity with the company beats that of even some of the Oren-family management. Dan Oren, grandson of ...

Developing a spreadsheet for expediters

| March 25, 2012

Our spectacular scenic drive continued today. I worked on spreadsheets when we parked for the night.

VIDEO: An owner-operator's message to regulators about EOBRs

| March 24, 2012

Owner-operator Ken Stewart told federal regulators what he would do the day he is forced to put an electronic onboard recorder in his truck.

VIDEO: Driver to FMCSA: ‘Stop coming after us!’

| March 24, 2012

Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.

New friends and a scenic drive

| March 24, 2012

We met new friends today and enjoyed a wonderful drive down U.S. 395 in California.

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