Credit, net income improving for owner-operators

| June 20, 2013

A few sunny spots for owner-operators, and a few tips on increasing the profitability of your operation.

EOBR rule in the works, expected in November

| June 19, 2013

A rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders by truck drivers is expected to be proposed Nov. 18.

Get your load on! (4th edition)

| June 19, 2013

Bee hives, portable grain bins on lowboy doubles, trackhoes in a dry van, and more photos of reader loads in the latest in this series. Find out how to send in your own here.

Hit at the dock — truck driver’s fault or not?

| June 18, 2013

Truck driver John Doe was making a delivery to Fiesta Fresh restaurant when a pink Mustang slammed into him in the loading area. Was this accident his fault?

Report: Hours of service rules will cost $322 million more yearly than agency says

| June 17, 2013

A study released this week says that FMCSA has miscalculated the yearly cost-benefit of the upcoming hours-of-service rule changes by $322 million.

As agency studies, one group wants increased insurance requirements for carriers

| June 11, 2013

The MAP-21 law requires FMCSA study the minimum insurance requirement, but against the wills of other trucking groups, the Trucking Alliance is pushing for an increase.

Easing into ownership: The successful path to lease-purchase

| June 11, 2013

9 tips to help turn a lease-purchase in your favor.

Americans prefer good roads to iPhones, electricity, Internet and sewage?

| June 10, 2013

What's really more important in the lives of Americans — cable, cell phone, Internet, water, sewage or electricity? The surprising answer: Well-maintained transportation infrastructure.

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