Pole position

| December 12, 2008

FAMILY: Wife, Marzena; sons, Michael, 23, Alec, 16 RIG: 1995 Kenworth T600 DRIVING CAREER: 19 years, 18 as an owner-operator FREIGHT:...

Bases covered

| December 12, 2008

Limited-benefit plans can offer some health insurance coverage without the high premiums of major medical. Fleets and truckers are signi...

No need for speed control

| December 12, 2008

Next time you buy a new truck, don't plan on driving the speed limit. If the American Trucking Associations has its way, all new Class...

Making a truck say ‘Choo-choo!’

| December 12, 2008

The next time you're tempted to complain about a heavy load, think of John Atkinson. The Brisbane, Australia, truck...

Spec’tator sport

| December 12, 2008

Freightliner Coronado Ask eight truck makers to offer their strategies on suiting out their best owner-operator truck...

Letters to the editor

| December 12, 2008

'COMPANY DRIVERS GET NO RESPECT' Until last fall I was an owner-operator for Landstar Systems. After several years with them,...

Scammed!

| December 12, 2008

How to recognize trucking's common cons and protect yourself. Snake-oil salesmen have always lurked around the edges...

‘Rougher than a corncob’

| December 12, 2008

Workers pull a damaged section of the I-10 bridge from Lake Pontchartrain after Hurricane Katrina. "To get there you...

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