Blogs

Pay the drivers, already: Voices on the future of the industry

A letter from Robert W. Walker Jr. of Ohio, commentary from owner-operator Tilden Curl. Curl believes removal of the self-insurance option for motor carriers is key to driver value and long-term health of the industry.

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One helluva blind side back

"So it's become pretty obvious: If you're considering another line of work, space exploration is just a lateral over.... They think there's a trucking shortage now? Just wait 'til everyone goes to outer space..."

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Podcast: Legal delays as CARB rules ‘go hard-fast’

As lawsuits against the California Air Resources Board hit the same technical "buzzsaw" and get delayed and delayed, notes Joe Rajkovacz of the CCTA, deadlines for rules compliance come and go.

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Don’t eat me, bro

The connection between rubberneckers and those who will watch the "earth-shattering event" promised Dec. 7 by a certain cable network and a man who plans to feed himself to an anaconda.

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Route 66 Archive stuffed with images past and present

The website has images of thousands of postcards of fuel stations, diners and other attractions from the historic highway.

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More from former driver, military logistics pro on small fleet for driving vets

Military veteran Rob Ahlers talks further about his mission establishing small fleet MSR Transport Services, planning to lease trucks to FedEx and Panther driven by military veterans.

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The meltdown in the melting pot

"Freedom means different things to different people. Some don't appreciate it enough to think it gives them the right to do anything. The apathetic are the most dangerous."

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BigRoad follows through on e-log with engine connection

The NASTC show was among its first public debuts, as BigRoad emphasized the company's been focusing on keeping up with demand from the fleets and operators among current app users, with around 800 units shipped so far.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Move Over Laws in spotlight through November

The folks at Allstate insurance have teamed up with the International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame and Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn., on a "Provider Safety Advocacy" campaign to raise awareness of Move Over laws.

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Conversation starters at the counter of knowledge

AKA “fun facts to know and forget.” Sometimes, making conversation on the road is hard.

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