Q&A: Bill Chamblee, Trucking Defense Attorney
Earlier this year, attorney Bill Chamblee successfully defended FFE Transportation in a $3.5 million lawsuit after an accident between a company truck and a pol...
Another Exec Gets a Taste of Life on the Road
An announcement about J.J. Keller's president riding along with women truckers prompts a blog post from Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge about the importance o...
On-And-Off Engine Patterns Can Be Hard on Oil
Fleets that do city deliveries are increasingly turning vehicles off during deliveries rather than letting them idle. While this saves fuel and cuts emissions, ...
CNBC Series Provides Lopsided Portrayal of Truck Safety
A CNBC series called "Collision Course" has drawn a heated response from the American Trucking Associations, which called it "an outrageously inaccurate image" ...
Trucking and Scouting: A Great Match
As a former Girl Scout, a Girl Scout leader for the past three years, and a trucking editor for 24, Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge is thrilled to see continu...
Chicago Truck Crash Triggers Scrutiny of Logbooks, Coercion
A Chicago-area truck crash that killed four has led to local attention to federal hours-of-service rules, the mandatory electronic logs proposal, and federal ef...
Commentary: Hours of Service Insanity
Combine a truck crash, a celebrity, and an election year, and what do you get? An HOS rules feeding frenzy on Capitol Hill and in the media.
7 Things Drivers Need to Do at the Scene of an Accident
SCHAUMBURG, IL — Fleets should prepare for and practice what to do in the event of a serious accident just like they do for fire drills – from top management to...
Carriers in the Driver's Seat for Shippers Looking for Preferred Status
Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge says her inbox delivered a sure sign that there's a capacity crunch -- advice to help shippers get "preferred" status at motor...
Oil Viscosity: How Low Can You Go?
To meet expected greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency standards, oil companies and engine makers have been busy developing a new standard for engine oils that will pr...