Why be an owner-operator?

| April 23, 2013

The industry has made it way too easy to move from being an employee driver to owning a truck. Far too many drivers give no real thought as to what it means.

Pilot taking steps to rectify allegations, puts diesel salespeople on leave

| April 22, 2013

In a prepared statement Monday, April 22, Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said "several members" of the company' s diesel fuel sales team have been placed on administrative leave pending the ongoing FBI and ...

Cross-border program with Mexico prevails in court

| April 22, 2013

A U.S. appeals court has rejected arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico, saying none of the arguments brought by the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association were persuasive enough ...

States eye ways to keep rest stops open

| April 19, 2013

Louisiana and New Hampshire recently advanced legislation that would permit private sponsorship to help fund rest areas, while New Jersey has slowed down on the idea.

Pilot Flying J engaged in years of rebate fraud, feds say

| April 18, 2013

Federal documents released April 18 allege that Pilot Flying J has been engaged for years in a fraudulent scheme of withholding rebates owed to customers on fuel purchases.

Supreme Court hears case against Port of LA’s Clean Truck Program

| April 18, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard a case brought by the American Trucking Associations against the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Truck Program.

Navistar gets EPA approval for 13-liter engine, names COO

| April 17, 2013

The 13-liter MaxxForce engine equipped with Cummins aftertreatment has been certified as EPA compliant.

Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

| April 17, 2013

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

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