Tag: Tilden Curl
Electronic Logging Devices
ELDs up the ante on parking
Check out the unintended effect of the ELD mandate on parking and what truckers are saying about the parking situation across the U.S. on Overdrive.
May 30, 2018
Rise of the ‘shipper of choice’ phrase, particularly when it involves truck parking
In addition to the case of shipper Unilever’s Newville, Pa., facility, which I wrote briefly about last week, there are plenty other shippers and receivers who do make parking options available to drivers when space allows. At once, they’re hardly the norm, yet attention to parking issues is growing in the ELD mandate’s wake.
April 11, 2018
Parking, ELDs, advocacy, self-insurance (‘level the playing field,’ anyone?) and more with Tilden Curl
This edition of the Overdrive Radio podcast features a talk with owner-operator Tilden Curl, who believes removal of the self-insurance option for motor carriers might, “dare I say it, ‘level the playing field’,” he says, when it comes to the price put on risk in underwriting standards put on carriers of all sizes, with numerous implications…
March 30, 2018
Turning the worm on parking
Advocates stress the need for greater driver communication with state/local Metropolitan Planning Organizations on the need for better truck parking — and AsktheTrucker.com offers an MPO directory online to help facilitate communication.
December 20, 2016
Parking needs on Washington State’s radar
If you don’t include three truck stops at the north, south and eastern edges metropolitan Seattle, the area containsonly about 200 to 300 truck parking spaces. It’s a fact that Washington State patrol is well aware of and is making moves to combat.
November 3, 2016
Washington state: Putting the move on moving violations, logs
The one-two combination of hours of service and traffic enforcement packs the biggest punch for Washington State — with a technology assist.
November 2, 2016
Pay the drivers, already: Voices on the future of the industry
A letter from Robert W. Walker Jr. of Ohio, commentary from owner-operator Tilden Curl. Curl believes removal of the self-insurance option for motor carriers is key to driver value and long-term health of the industry.
November 15, 2014
Another voice on the hours of service: Owner-operator Tom Quinton
As Quinton’s and recent other commentary makes clear, the new hours of service rule is foregrounding the problem of, simply, time. Time enough to get the work done in the day allotted to do it.
November 30, 2013
Trip-planning / service locator app bags prize; hours hearing vid
Another play in the trucking smartphone-apps landscape, with a robust trip-planning function; and full video of this week’s House Small Business Committee’s hours of service hearing.
November 23, 2013
Hours of Service
Owner-operator testifies to Congress on damaging effects of new hours provisions
Owner-operator Tilden Curl testified before Congress this week to say the new rules have cost him thousands of dollars a month and do little to make the industry safer.
November 22, 2013
PROFILE/ Tilden Curl says owner-operators need to crunch the numbers on the road to success.
March 1, 2012
Highway Hero nominations open
Nominations will be accepted until Nov. 30 for Goodyear’s North America Highway Hero program.
November 11, 2011
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