Fife file Company driver for Ronnie Dowdy How long trucking: 3.5 years Hauls: Reefer Drives: Most of 48 states Truck: 2006 Freightliner Columbia
Many of us in trucking are glad to say good riddance to 2009. The potential million-dollar question, more or less, is what are we going to do to improve our financial situation in 2010?
The Hours of Service rules as they are written are unsafe, unhealthy, and inhumane. Yet, the DOT has chosen to put compliance to these unsafe HOS as more important then safety.
It was a good thing I had my editor, Lyndon Finney, with me: a cop car was circling the parking lot at a Central Arkansas truck stop on an overcast afternoon last month and I was afraid they were dubious about my intentions.