Bring back snack time

| January 23, 2012

For me, a full belly equals happiness, comfort. But it’s when I fill my belly with foods high in fat, sugar and calories that I realize this is not a healthy way to ...

Your business and your relationship to authority

Phil Madsen | January 23, 2012

People react in different ways to rules. How do you react and what difference does it make in your business?

Divine intervention at its best: A truck accident in Guam

| January 23, 2012

What happens when a loaded straight dump loses its brakes on a downhill run and collides head-on with a tanker truck loaded with jet fuel? Not what you might expect. Reporter Brett Kelman, writing in ...

Humbled and honored to be blogging here

| January 22, 2012

I learned today that I feel intimidated in the presence of the masters. Learned when I began to write this blog entry, the first of many that will appear on Overdrive magazine's web site. Greetings to ...

New blog from Women in Trucking

| January 22, 2012

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) recently launched an online forum at womenintruckingblog.com, to add a more interactive blog to their long-extant online presence at womenintrucking.org. “Drivers are some of the most technologically advanced people I ...

Meet the maker of the Cubby Buddy truck toolbox

| January 20, 2012

I've written about the toolbox before, which you may remember. Since then, says Debbie Zehrer, wife and business partner of owner-operator Jeff Zehrer (both pictured), the Cubby Buddy toolbox system has added models, with a ...

Make accident victims pay for traffic tie-ups?

| January 19, 2012

  A letter writer to the Chattanoogan newspaper last week proposed to fine drivers of large trucks involved in accidents per hour of required cleanup or per mile of backed up traffic. Specifically:   $5,000 per hour of ...

Are you happy with your insurance company?

| January 18, 2012

Consumer insurance portal Insure.com recently tracked customer satisfaction by polling users of the site as to their happiness -- or lack thereof -- with their auto, home, life and health insurers, evaluating these keys areas; customer ...

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