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Breath of Fresh Air

John Christner trucker Pamela Hoydt's second career sails on a strong wind of freedom Pamela Hoydt, 47, says she's the diffe...

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Locked Out of the Dream

Leased owner-operators face threat in battle over independent contractor classification- by Todd Dills and Max Kvidera W...

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The Road Ahead

The economic woes of 2008 have burdened the trucking industry into 2009. Some say relief is on its way, but how long will it take? A...

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1st-quarter numbers

a href="http://www.successfulexpediters.com/madsen/madsen_home_page.htm"img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5324918193966143394" style="FLOAT: right; MARGIN: 0px 0px 10px 10px; WIDTH: 320px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 245px" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ez6JTnOl_tQ/SeXo4oFd16I/AAAAAAAAAQs/CCtDY2k15ew/s320/madsens_with_truck.jpg" border="0" //aA down-and-dirty perspective on the freight slowdown a href="http://www.successfulexpediters.com/madsen/madsen_blog.htm#first_q_numbers"here/a from blogger and expedited (Fed-Ex White Glove Services) owner-operator Phil Madsen, part of a team with his wife, Diane (both pictured, with their truck). They hauled 25 percent fewer loads for a gross revenue down 25 percent in the first quarter of this year, Madsen writes. "In ...

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A Perfect Partnership

With his personality, Kyle Petty could provide much-needed pizzazz to NASCAR's charitable fund-raising efforts- By Kay Bell ...

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Martina Continues to 'Shine' on

Shine - Martina McBride For two decades four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and multi-platinum-selling artist Martina McB...

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Border Wars

Abruptly ending trucking program leaves U.S. vulnerable to retaliation The Bush administration's controversial cross-bo...

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Living Legend

Richard Petty's Audio Scrapbook It's a name that's been synonymous with NASCAR and winning for more than 50 years. "King" Richard...

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Opinions

Help Us Be Healthy Now more than ever I see the industry placing more focus on the health of the driver. Being one of the unhealthiest...

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Absence Makes the Teens Grow Weirder

Dear Carolyn, I'm having a hard time with my twin teenage daughters. They are perfect angels when I'm in town, but as soon as I pull...

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