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A shortage of pilots? Really?
A shortage of pilots? Really?

November 14, 2012
A shortage of pilots? Really? At least one influential aviation figure begs to differ. Retired airline captain-turned-aviation-analyst, Chesley "Sully"...

It's no mystery why young people don't want to be truck drivers
It's no mystery why young people don't want to be truck drivers

November 5, 2012
A driver could face felony charges in Washington State for not cleaning zebra mussels off a boat he was hauling. Felony charges? How many other "civilians"...

What happened to brotherhood?
What happened to brotherhood?

July 5, 2012
It's not enough that drivers need to watch out for downright lousy car drivers, overly enthusiastic creeper-cops and dispatchers that don't know the meaning...

Crash Prevention? Sorry, not our job.
Crash Prevention? Sorry, not our job.

June 24, 2012
With a potential calamity hanging in the balance, why didn't law enforcement in this small Canadian tourist town take any action to prevent it, or at least...

Screwed if you don't. Screwed if you do.
Screwed if you don't. Screwed if you do.

April 25, 2012
The firing of a Texas-based flat-bedder for refusing to haul an improperly secured and unsafe load illustrates how CSA and the courts are failing truck drivers

What's a Good Driver?
What's a Good Driver?

December 20, 2011
Everybody wants good truck drivers these days. Funny thing though, the recruiting ads are usually desperately short on specifics. So what is a good driver?...

Beware motorcycle wannabes with bicycle brains
Beware motorcycle wannabes with bicycle brains

October 31, 2011
They look like motorcycles, but they're regulated like bicycles. They have tiny motors supposedly incapable of propelling them faster than 20 mph. They...

Three Cheers and a Tiger for the Convoy Drivers
Three Cheers and a Tiger for the Convoy Drivers

October 16, 2011
There's something in a convoy of trucks that seems to stir a driver's imagination. It's being a part of something. A cog in something turning, as the...

Michigan's retread fee is a really dumb idea
Michigan's retread fee is a really dumb idea

October 9, 2011
Late last week, on an otherwise hum-drum news day, a notice came in indicating Michigan was contemplating a $5 environmental levy on retreaded tires. That...

Life in the Very Slow Lane
Life in the Very Slow Lane

January 12, 2011
Hot on the heels of my most recent blog about the truck crash on the Pennsylvania rest area on-ramp, comes this tale of a fellow riding an electric...