To lump or not to lump, that is the question

| July 19, 2013

George pays a $215 lumper fee, and Wendy gets a good story out of it. "They're now called 'freight handlers,' I'm told. You can call 'em The Queen of England, for all I care, it doesn't change the fact that they're extortionists."

Obamacare insurance exchange premiums in N.Y., elsewhere

| July 18, 2013

New York State's release of monthly premium rate information in its 2014 health insurance exchange showed a reduction for many versus current individually purchase health plans.

AP: Gotcha! Traffic cams’ massive data piles create privacy issues

| July 18, 2013

Truckers by now have become familiar with the increasingly detailed electronic trail they create. Certainly any driver who’s been through the log book wringer by an ambulance chaser following a wreck knows all the time ...

Walcott: ‘High Gear Photography’ with Kenny HubkaImage Gallery

| July 17, 2013

Hubka and his wife's photo work grew out of what he calls a "passion" for both the art of picture taking and, well, trucking.

Messages in the lawn

| July 17, 2013

"I think a push mower gives the most uniform mow you're going to get. (I just made Hank Hill pee a little.)" And for lawn patterns to capture overhead attention, you can't beat it.

Hours changes premium: $300 down, more to come…

| July 15, 2013

Wendy details losses incurred directly as a result of the new hours of service changes: "As of the 10th, we've lost approximately $300 due directly to the new laws."

Priceline pricing model comes to LTL loading

| July 15, 2013

OneMorePallet.com is the latest business entity to attempt to apply the Priceline pricing model to some aspect of the trucking business -- in this case it's partial loads for half-empty LTLs.

Big Bertha works the gas fields, but still shines

| July 14, 2013

Eric Lazos put a lot of love into his 1999 Peterbilt 379 and still crosses the country to serve oil and gas fields.

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