Driver shortage: Countdown to a capacity crunch, and a boost in rates?

| August 29, 2013

Is higher driver compensation just around the corner? This series -- part 1 available here -- looks at the tightening of the employment market for drivers, and the potential for a rate boost.

Diesel prices rise by a penny, more stable year-over-year

| August 27, 2013

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's weekly diesel price report issued Aug. 26, 2013, the national average price rose a penny over the preceding week to $3.91 per gallon. Prices remained largely steady over ...

The bypass filter advantage

| August 26, 2013

Part 2 in Kevin Rutherford's series on oil-change strategy. While oil analysis gives you the information to handle drain intervals more sensibly, bypass filtration adds another dimension to save money and downtime.

One owner-operator’s top 5 add-ons showcased at GATS

| August 26, 2013

Owner-operator Marc Springer spent part of his time at the Great American Trucking Show scoping these various add-ons, from charge-assist solar panels to cargo devices, he thought could help his bottom line.

How to prepare for a safety audit

| August 23, 2013

Safety consultant Leon Feazell detailed audit prep procedures and processes with recommendations for small carriers at the Great American Trucking Show.

Obamacare: Decision upcoming for uninsured operators

| August 21, 2013

An ATBS informational document aims to help uninsured owner-operators make the decision on whether to purchase insurance to satisfy the individual mandate or continue uninsured.

Video log: Tagging along with a 10 mpg owner-operator

| August 19, 2013

Overdrive Equipment Editor is riding from Alabama to Dallas with owner-operator Henry Albert, and the two are aiming to average 10 mpg during the course of the trip in Albert's Freightliner Cascadia Evolution.

BigRoad logging app on iPhone

| August 16, 2013

The company's owner-operator/fleet version, available at $15 per month, likewise added IFTA functionality with state mile reporting.

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