Blogs

You get what you pay for

| December 15, 2014

Or 'Attack of the kidney stone, part 2.' George & Wendy choose the more expensive procedure to pulverize a kidney stone. Wait till you hear the alternative...

Restart: Moving ahead

| December 15, 2014

"Anybody restart hours today, by chance?" Readers react to -- and more of what to expect from -- the restart change put into effect by Congress this weekend.

Rates: Look-back on November demand by state

| December 13, 2014

DAT's Freight index remained up year over year in November. Here find a look what states were hot for outbound demand, measured by the outbound/inbound load ratio for the month.

Driver training: Observations from the peanut gallery

| December 12, 2014

Entry level driver training standards are "on the table ... it absolutely will affect the future of the entire industry. And it needs to be changed... So says the outsider. My job for the day is done."

Data shows good earnings, especially for flatbed, independents

| December 11, 2014

Average third quarter net income for ATBS clients was $14,464, a 9.4 percent increase from the same quarter in 2013.

More voices on restart rollback; And a moving encounter off I-395 in ConnecticutPodcast

| December 11, 2014

Audio mailbag No. 2 on the restart as Congress mulls big spending bill; And: driver Scott LeVan's encounter with Ben, a wounded German Shepherd, brings tears to a grown man's eyes.

Sensitive subjects

| December 10, 2014

Disaster strikes: "We have a bad smell loose in the truck and I can't find the origin of it."

Retention is the issue, not recruiting: An ‘alert’ from trucker Jeff Clark

| December 09, 2014

Clark's personal story relative to pay, recruiting and retention on the new North American Trucking Alerts community, advocacy website.

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