Tag Archives: available truckloads

Lack of Research Keeps Lid on Federal Truck GVW Limit

An advisory panel of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine has issued an interim report on the research it will recommend be completed before consideration is given to raising the federal 80,000-pound weight limit for trucks.

Great Dane plant wins safety award

STATESBORO, Ga. – Great Dane’s manufacturing plant in Statesboro, Ga., has been recognized for its commitment to safety. It received the Georgia Association of Manufacturers award for having no lost work cases in 2017. “Great Dane is a proud member&#82…

Don’t be a ‘one-and-done’: Know your customer to survive/thrive in the first year with carrier authority

For most new independent owner-ops, emphasizes Kevin Rutherford in this edition of Overdrive Radio, the customer (fundamentally the entity that pays your business for its service) is one, a few or several brokers. Too many owner-ops fail to see or trea…

Denham Amendment revived: House again eyes measure to block states’ driver pay/break laws

The provision seeks to reassert the federal government’s role in managing drivers’ hours of service by preventing states from requiring carriers to comply with any state-level laws. The measure also restricts states from forcing carriers to pay drivers…