On the trail of the elusive budget

| October 06, 2013

Wendy Parker runs it down: "Most members of Congress were unable to respond, as they were too busy practicing reading 'Green Eggs and Ham' for their dramatic and uninspired filibusters."

Shutdown = No twitter for Anthony Foxx

| October 05, 2013

Anthony Foxx has pledged not to use Twitter during the government shutdown -- perhaps some hours of service suggestions might help wake him up.

Made in Spain?

| October 04, 2013

In the wake of the Great Recession, Europe has pulled ahead somewhat of the U.S. in areas like vehicle telematics and integrated drivetrains.

More ‘bird business’: Share your ‘Most Loved Pet’Image Gallery

| October 04, 2013

Checking in with Sammons-leased owner-operator Larry Leckrone, whose 25-year-old pet macaw Mugsy rides along with him in his 1962 C-model Kenworth.

Safety is all in the perception

| October 03, 2013

I can't help but be a little fixated on the government shutdown. Our parents are all paid by the government right now, either in the form of retirement or a paycheck. If their money is ...

Obamacare upside for independent contractor model?

| October 02, 2013

Only if insurance rates get reasonable, as it were, on the long-term basis.

Race to a shutdown

| October 01, 2013

"Attaching a bunch of stuff to a trucking cause that has nothing to do with trucking is the same thing the government does when they attach pork to a bill."

Insurance choices: Pay to play or pay the fine?

| October 01, 2013

For owner-operators in certain situations, Obamacare will solve some health care financing problems. It also creates an unprecedented health care financing problem – fines – for those who want no part of health insurance. Some of ...

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