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 ...

Three advocate-operators on why they do what they do

| September 30, 2013

A look back at three operators/advocates recently featured in a brief driver-appreciation Q&A at Load Delivered Logistics' website.

Believe in something

| September 29, 2013

"It's hard to keep an optimistic outlook on life when you've been on the road for 12 days in crappy weather."

Tragedy in Nashville after low-speed tip-over

| September 28, 2013

The above looks due west/northwest on Glenrose Avenue in Nashville, Tenn., just up the road from the site of a tragedy a few nights back that, like so many, could have been avoided. I don't ...

Valley of the smells

| September 27, 2013

"Live and learn, and remember, what rots in Vegas, stays in Vegas."

Rate undercutting getting worse?

| September 26, 2013

Independents are feeling the pinch in certain quarters -- some contend rate undercutting by other carriers without the business sense to make a healthy profit are a sizable part of the problem.

Truck interior design 101

| September 25, 2013

Wendy and George buy a new -- used -- truck after a prior lease-purchase arrangement -- overall, Wedny says, it's a "proud and terrifying" experience...

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