That only tells a part of the story. In reader Jim Stewart's eyes, the regulatory drag on the trucking business is finally registering with customers where it counts: rates. What do you think?
What exactly could be in it is anybody's guess, but if it at all resembles what the Obama administration put out early this week, here's hoping it walks back from expansive tolling provisions...
Overdrive readers by and large indicated they stood firm in their opinions on the Affordable Care Act. More than 7 in 10 remained steadfast in opposing the law.
Video interview with Loren Hutnick about his "Truckers Against CARB" rally planned for Thursday in Sacramento, as CARB takes up public comment on the flexibility-enhancement provisions it introduced earlier in the year.
Six in 10 driver respondents to a poll about increases to truck sizes and weights favor no change to limits, citing concerns about current repair of roads and bridges, competition and limited benefit otherwise.
Bouncing back from a severe case of psoriasis, Rick Weisheit Jr. embarks on a custom build with a 1978 Kenworth W900.
"Have a little love for the truckers. They're human beings, out there doing a hard job and a lot of them aren't making as much money as people think."
Owner-operator Loren Hutnick leads a rally, driver Mike Hawthorne packs a birthing kit, and Kenneth Dice decides fighting for a CDL is not worth it when authorities can't even make heads or tails of what's required relative to sleep apnea and medical certification...
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