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.

Accidental truckers: Jon and Miriam BrownImage Gallery

| August 13, 2013

The Browns reap the rewards of professionalism in their Landstar-leased team operation.

Agency granting 30-min. break exemptions for defense, livestock haulers

| August 12, 2013

FMCSA has published notices of application from the DOD and livestock council asking to exempt them from the 30-minute break requirement mandated by the current hours-of-service rule.

Equal partners: Chris Litzinger and Henry KuperusImage Gallery

| August 12, 2013

Brenny Transportation-leased owner-operators build on a solid friendship in coownership of a Volvo that helps support two growing households.

Brake failure! What to do when your rig won’t stop

| August 09, 2013

As the finale to the 10 Worst Case Trucking Scenarios infographic, there's maybe the scariest scenario of them all — braking failure in your truck.

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