Industry news

| December 12, 2008

CHALLENGES MOUNT REGARDING OWNER-OPERATOR LEGAL STATUS The general view in trucking for years has been that federal law allows ...

Strength in numbers

| December 12, 2008

Small fleet owner-operators have a big choice: Go independent, or lease to a larger carrier. Those who lease their trucks receive overa...

Letters to the Editor

| December 12, 2008

Driver brings supplies, hope to storm victims I am a police officer with the city of Gonzales, La., 40 miles outside New Orlean...

Going green

| December 12, 2008

Most domestic biodiesel is made from soybeans, but sunflowers, rapeseed and other stocks are also used. Biodiesel has...

Play your cards right

| December 12, 2008

YOU GOTTA KNOW WHEN THEY'LL HOLD 'EM When a debit card is used to initiate a purchase whose final bill can't be determined im...

Why tamper with success?

| December 12, 2008

TEST UNIT SPECS Tractor dry weight: 18,370 lbs. Wheelbase: 273 in. BBC: 131 in. Engine: 550-hp Cummins ISX Transmission: Ful...

Mile markers of success

| December 12, 2008

Independent Henry Albert has at least two signs that he's doing something right: steady customers and a home approaching a half-millio...

Berth right

| December 12, 2008

"Customers, frankly, don't know what's about to hit them," Jim O'Neal, president and CEO of Springfield, Mo.-based O&S Trucking, t...

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