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.
Assessing net worth relative to your age says more than you think about your ability to purchase a truck and succeed as an owner-operator.
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.
There are millions putting in long hours and sacrificing a life for a job, yet few of them truly succeed. They’re working hard – but not doing the truly hard work.
The biggest bang for the fuel-savings buck is in changing your driving habits.
Industry tests have shown for years that the difference in fuel economy between the best drivers and the worst can be as much as 30 percent due.
"Look around. Our industry needs help – and I want you to help me make it better."
Putting the owner-operator in ownership of the trailer drastically reduces maintenance problems, as well as the downtime that comes with them.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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