Moving and shaking: ’92 Freightliner FLD 120

| October 02, 2013

Eric Meier of East Jordan, Mich., hauls box-van freight under his own authority as Meier Trucking Inc. in his 1992 Freightliner FLD 120 equipped with a 450-hp Detroit and a 9-speed transmission.

Tour of duty: Owner-operator of the year candidate Bryan Smith

| October 02, 2013

Smith leveraged military experience toward a driving career, truck ownership and longtime success as an owner-operator leased to Art Pape Transfer.

Video: From-cab view of 100 mph truck racing around road course

| October 02, 2013

Video shot in the cab of a truck taking a few laps around a track in the Czech Republic. The truck racing series is set to make its way to the U.S. in 2015.

Insurance choices: Pay to play or pay the fine?

| October 01, 2013

For owner-operators in certain situations, Obamacare will solve some health care financing problems. It also creates an unprecedented health care financing problem – fines – for those who want no part of health insurance. Some of ...

Three advocate-operators on why they do what they do

| September 30, 2013

A look back at three operators/advocates recently featured in a brief driver-appreciation Q&A at Load Delivered Logistics' website.

Some ACA health-insurance exchange premium detail made available

| September 25, 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services' first limited release of premium data in federally run health insurance exchanges under Obamacare has finally come down. Find it here.

Sleep: A user’s guide

| September 24, 2013

This info piece on the science of sleep also presents an argument against the provision of two 1-5 a.m. periods in any restart codified in the most recent hours of service changes.

The best – and worst – foods to gobble while driving

| September 24, 2013

Let’s hear it for the humble candy bar. A survey from Insure.com finds that it’s the best food to eat while driving. French fries ranked a close second, only one percentage point behind the candy bar. (My ...

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