Vaping practices, preferences, potential health issues

| February 11, 2015

More results from Overdrive's 2015 survey about smoking/vaping practices among its owner-operator readers.

Obamacare deadline in 4 days — ripple effects in operator pay on the way?

| February 11, 2015

The mandate to have health insurance could put trucking's independent contractor model in jeopardy. More on looming ACA deadline here.

Two new books for the kids

| February 10, 2015

One from close to home -- children's book "Papa Doug Hauls Strawberries and Smiles" from the TN Trucking Foundation -- and former driver Susan Burton's "My Auntie Susan Drives a Big Truck."

Three truckers named Goodyear Highway Hero finalists for rescuing fellow motorists

| February 10, 2015

Goodyear announced Feb. 10 three finalists in its annual Highway Hero program: Clinton Blackburn of Morehead, Ky.; Mack Guffy of Gainesboro, Tenn.; and David Frederickson of Windermere, Fla. Here are their stories.

The vape escape — Survey shows growing use among operators

| February 09, 2015

More and more truckers are vaping to get away from tobacco’s dangers. It’s working for some, though it has drawbacks.

‘Smart’ truck parking ahead? Feds test tech offering live info, reservations

| February 09, 2015

U.S. officials are testing SmartPark in Tennessee in hopes of expanding the real-time parking data and reservation system to other freight corridors.

‘Hold the line’ — former ‘black hawk down’ Army ranger’s message of endurance, persistencePodcast

| February 07, 2015

Podcast: Thomas spoke, telling the story of his Somalia experience, and performed the song this past Thursday to open the Conversion Interactive / TCA recruiting, retention conference.

Ladies and gentleman, get out your coloring books

| February 06, 2015

"Find a hobby you enjoy – it's good for your mind and that's good for your business."

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