A four-wheeler's salute to the "gentle giants" of the highway -- "I know that each and every driver endures a lot, whether it is bad weather or bad drivers, to name just two, to keep the rest of us safe."
Have any of the industry’s good intentions (longer retention, improved safety) with predictive analytics had effects that drivers would consider not so good?
"I was mesmerized and developed an insatiable need to go to J&R in Statesville. I pulled it up on my phone -- it looked like the parking lot was huge, so I assumed they'd let trucks park...."
Though any FLSA reform wouldn't apply directly to owner-operators, some have made the argument that improved pay conditions for company drivers and corresponding rate-dynamics changes would filter positively throughout the industry.
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If you've seen the signs for Pedro's South of the Border and haven't stopped, you should, at least once. If you're with someone cool who doesn't mind taking stupid pictures with fiberglass animals, it's an added bonus.
Some watchers feel that "reprioritizing" inspection criteria to grab and tie up more and more of the "little guys" among carriers on the road might be the onerous result of the GAO's focus on lack of data.
"Well here we go again. There's an ice storm predicted for the greater Atlanta area, and this time, they've decided to prepare by asking big trucks to avoid the area."
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