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Q&A: Don Daseke on Building a Nationwide Flatbed Carrier
Q&A: Don Daseke on Building a Nationwide Flatbed Carrier

September 8, 2015
The longtime businessman and investor talks about how he's adapted the Warren Buffet model to trucking as he builds a nationwide flatbed presence through...

Q&A: Chris Hornady on Becoming Part of Daseke
Q&A: Chris Hornady on Becoming Part of Daseke

August 11, 2015
Chris Hornady is the third-generation leader of Alabama-based flatbed carrier Hornady Transportation. We spoke with him Monday shortly after the company...

House Passes Short-Term Highway Extension
House Passes Short-Term Highway Extension

July 29, 2015
The House late Wednesday passed a short-term extension to keep federal highway funding going until October 29, right before members left on August recess,...

House, Senate to Move on Short-Term Highway Bill
House, Senate to Move on Short-Term Highway Bill

July 29, 2015
It looks like Congress is going to kick the can down the road again when it comes to highway funding after what looked like a game of "chicken" in recent days.

House Won't Consider Senate Highway Bill
House Won't Consider Senate Highway Bill

July 27, 2015
UPDATED: An issue unrelated to transportation may keep the House from taking up the Senate's six-year highway bill. The clock is ticking as funds run out...

Contractor/Employee Debate Heating up at Ports
Contractor/Employee Debate Heating up at Ports

July 23, 2015
Are drivers who handle the drayage of intermodal containers into and out of the nation's ports employees or independent contractors? The controversy was...

Commentary: 5 Arguments for Heavier Trucks
Commentary: 5 Arguments for Heavier Trucks

July 15, 2015
While states are thinking of ways to fund highway infrastructure, Michigan is considering rolling back truck size and weight regulations.

Short-Term Highway Patch, Trucking Issues on The Hill
Short-Term Highway Patch, Trucking Issues on The Hill

July 14, 2015
The House of Representatives unveils a short-term funding patch to keep the highway program running for the next six months, as a Senate committee prepares...

Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers
Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers

July 13, 2015
A new Senate bill calls for truck drivers to be paid by the hour and would increase minimum insurance levels, mandate collision avoidance systems and speed...

Commentary: The Reality of Autonomous Trucks
Commentary: The Reality of Autonomous Trucks

June 15, 2015
If autonomous Trucks aren't driverless, what, then, are the potential benefits? Think of it as cruise control on steroids.