Questioning the logistics of the convoy in the capital (How many trucks, exactly?)

| October 09, 2013

Whether the Ride for the Constitution protest has the widespread backing or the top-down organization to pull off a meaningful rally or produce any results is questionable, but have they actually considered how many trucks they need?

Things that go ‘scrabble’ in the night

| October 09, 2013

Wendy goes fishing for a possum -- or other 1,000-pound creature. . .

Old trucking photos and a tale of ‘envy, pride and greed’

| October 08, 2013

The Fruehauf website contains lots of historical photos and company history, some of it quite dramatic.

Language of the sleep apnea bill close to becoming law

| October 08, 2013

The text in full of H.R. 3095, a bill to require FMCSA to adopt any sleep apnea/disorder provision in driver's medical certifications procedures through formal rulemaking.

Use your head: Don’t shut down Oct. 11-13

| October 07, 2013

"Let's make sure that the public knows there are members of the trucking industry that are informed and are a part of the political process and are not anarchist thugs."

Tell that to a hive hauler

| October 07, 2013

Another entry in the annals of sensational headlines...

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.

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