Carrier registration system rule clears OMB

| August 15, 2013

A Unified Carrier Registration rule could be made final within a week, as the OMB has cleared FMCSA's proposed rule and sent it back to the agency to become final.

Was trucking wrong about hours of service?

| August 15, 2013

Forecasts on the impact the new hours of service rule will have on the industry may have been overstated, a recent studies say. The research, however, makes a major presumption.

Seasoned expediters: Tom and Tina Evans

| August 15, 2013

Straight expediting truck have been Tom and Tina Evans' bread and butter since starting their business in the year 2000 -- today, they enjoy plenty of freedom to live life like they want to.

Bright and classy: How to upgrade your headlights, bulbs

| August 14, 2013

Maximizing your custom rig’s forward lighting capability with retro-style headlights fitted with high-output bulbs can be something of a win-win.

Second-career long-haul: Martin and Carolina Hill

| August 14, 2013

Martin Hill enjoyed enhanced personal freedoms and income when he brought his wife, Carolina, into his newly-minted owner-operator business at CRST Van Expedited.

What is the biggest safety threat — cars or trucks?

| August 14, 2013

What causes car-truck accidents on U.S. roads — cars or trucks? Infographic breaks down the numbers.

DAT launches RateView

| August 13, 2013

DAT's new RateView revamp of the Truckload Rate Index with several new features can be helpful for owner-operator load, lane and price analysis for profitable load planning.

Credit tune-up: A few pointers to boost your score

| August 13, 2013

For many owner-operators, improving credit ratings is near the top of their business radar. You’ll be glad you made the effort next time you’re looking to replace your truck.

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