Growing mode for cartel drug trafficking: Class 8 trucks, says NPR

| November 10, 2010

In a story that aired on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" program Monday, John Burnett dropped what is to my thinking a recently developing bombshell on hopes from some that a resolution to the ...

The twist in year-end tax planning

| November 09, 2010

If Congress doesn’t extend the tax cuts, in effect raising taxes for 2011, it will make more sense to defer expenses into 2011 and accelerate income into 2010.

Women in Trucking go for Pepsi Refresh grant

| November 09, 2010

In a presentation at the Truckload Carriers Association/ACS "Perfect Storm" conference in Nashville, sponsored by Overdrive's owners, Randall-Reilly Business Media and Information, Women in Trucking's Ellen Voie (pictured) talked about her organization's work identifying and ...

Veterans Day: Memories of mail call amid war’s toll

| November 08, 2010

Retired owner-operator Doug Fetterly's first job out of high school, in 1966, was with the Fourth Infantry Division of the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

Living with diabetes — behind the wheel of new book ‘A Life of Control’

| November 08, 2010

November is national diabetes month, and as such today we bring you a story included in a new book about the difficulty of living with the disease, Published by Vanderbilt University Press. The excerpt -- ...

CSA 2010 to bring increase in driver pay?

| November 05, 2010

The news over at the San Francisco Chronicle yesterday included a release from editors at J.J. Keller, emphasizing the reach of CSA 2010 beyond just for-hire truck carriers. "When the term 'motor carrier' is used," ...

Tow-truckers echo long-haulers on Discovery’s ‘Wreck Chasers’

| November 04, 2010

In many ways, tow-truckers are the absolute opposites of long-haulers. The tow-truckers of the Discovery Channel's new "Wreck Chasers" series, on a three week trial run that began with two half-hour episodes Monday, are trying ...

Biking Minneapolis

| November 04, 2010

This week I enjoyed the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis, Minn. I rode my bicycle from Hopkins, Minn., to the Freewheel Bike Center in downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis is a bike friendly big city. Trails are interwoven ...

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