Business

Bee haulers become the latest to ask for exemption to hours rules

| January 08, 2015

The 30-minute break — especially in hot weather — puts bees in danger, bee haulers say.

Bill introduced in Missouri would boost state top speed limit

| January 07, 2015

Bill H.B. 295 was introduced by Rep. Mike Kelley in the Missouri state house to boost the maximum speed limit possible within the state's borders from 70 to 75 miles per hour.

Broker compensation analysis: What to expect long- and short-term

| January 06, 2015

"Variation" is the watchword in any analysis of broker compensation.

Roads not taken, part 1: Owner-operator turned broker, freight agent

| January 06, 2015

While there’s no guarantee a nondriving job will boost your earnings, plenty of truckers have found good money, opportunity for advancement and better quality of life after coming off the road. This series looks at several opportunities.

Does federal law exempt truckers from certain state labor laws? Supreme Court could decide

| January 06, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration Act of 1994 — which explicitly says federal law preempts state laws in such circumstances — could face a challenge in the country’s highest court this year, as Penske Logistics has filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a lower court’s decision.

Why diesel’s sluggish price drop should accelerate  

| January 06, 2015

Now that gasoline has plunged below $2 a gallon in some markets and diesel remains above $3, you might wonder why diesel prices haven’t fallen as fast.

Indiana’s vanishing clean inspections, further speed scrutiny

| January 02, 2015

Indiana ranks No. 5 nationwide for the smallest percentage of clean inspections.

Business trending better in 2015, operators say

| January 02, 2015

Four in 10 readers believe 2015 holds better prospects than 2014 for their businesses.

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