Credit loosening, income rising for owner-operators, says ATBS

| June 01, 2013

Institutional investors are looking for places to put their money, which is good news for owner-operators who've been hamstrung by tight credit since the recession.

California regulations drive out owner-operators

| June 01, 2013

Owner-operators are being driven out of business and the market value of used trucks has been hijacked by the ever-tightening emissions regulations in California, said a panel this week.

Keeping video documentation of your mishaps

| May 31, 2013

A dash cam on display at Great West keeps HD video recording synced with location for insurance if trouble arises.

Repeat out-of-service violator indicted in federal court

| May 30, 2013

A federal court has indicted a trucking company owner who repeatedly violated an imminent hazard operations out-of-service order.

Natural gas payoff: Utility, ROI in construction trucking apps

| May 29, 2013

While natural gas engines and retrofits are not cheap, the key question is your return on investment. Does it pay to run a truck or a fleet on natural gas?

Another owner-operator suing Pilot over fuel rebate withholding

| May 29, 2013

The second owner-operator to sue Pilot Flying J over the fuel rebate withholding scheme the company allegedly engaged in for years prior to an April 15 FBI raid filed a lawsuit May 24 in Jackson, Miss.

The California challenge

| May 27, 2013

Operators of pre-2007 trucks who currently operate in California have some tough choices coming with CARB's truck emissions rules -- here are some ways to think about them to help navigate.

Driver pay, ‘Obamacare,’ industry outlook broken down at CCJ Symposium

| May 24, 2013

A look at some of the highlights from the 2013 CCJ Spring Symposium.

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