Driver Lifestyles

  • Tina Evans Featured Story
    Women in Expediting: Tina Evans
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Apr 17th 2017 9:00AM
    Meet Tina Evans. When she and her husband Tom bought their first expedite straight truck in February 2002, Tina had just stepped down from her retail management position at a shoe store and Tom had left his job at a family-owned furniture store chain about a year earlier. Today, they are fleet owners with six straight trucks in their fleet. What led Tina and Tom to become expediters? What advice does Tina have for other women who may be consider...
  • Women in Expediting: Sandi Putz
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Mar 20th 2017 11:06AM
    Meet Sandi Putz. Sandi and her husband John have been on the road together as expediters for 13 years, spending the first six years as contract driver...
  • LindaCaffee
    Women in Expediting: Linda Caffee
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Feb 20th 2017 12:09PM
    If you've had any exposure to expedited trucking, you've come across Linda Caffee's name. Linda and her husband Bob got started as expedite owner-ope...
  • Deck the Hauls 2016: 6 Holiday Gifts Your Favorite Expediter Will Love
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Dec 19th 2016 12:39PM
    Have an expedited trucker on your holiday shopping list? Don't know where to begin to figure out what gifts they would love and actually use? If you...
  • Safety on the road
    Don’t Become a Victim! 5 Tips to Protect Yourself on the Road
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Oct 17th 2016 9:00AM
    When you're out on the road, you're not always in the best areas of town. And you never know when you're at risk of getting robbed or assaulted, wheth...
  • Enjoying the Journey: Top Places to See During Your Travels
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Oct 10th 2016 9:00AM
    One of the perks of being an expedite owner-operator or driver is that you get to travel the country, usually on someone else's dime. But, more often ...
  • Driver Distraction
    Keep Your Eyes on the Road: Eliminate Driver Distraction
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted May 2nd 2016 9:00AM
    The temptation is strong. You've been driving for hours and want some sort of diversion to break up the monotony. I'll just check something real quick...
  • Health Insurance Options
    Getting Health Insurance as an Expedite Owner-Operator
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Apr 18th 2016 9:00AM
    The Affordable Care Act -- also known as "Obamacare" -- has been a political lightning rod since it was passed into law in 2010. But for trucking owne...
  • Sleep Apnea Signals
    The Signs of Sleep Apnea
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Mar 14th 2016 9:00AM
    If you're constantly feeling sleepy throughout the day, you might be suffering from sleep apnea. And that could be having a major impact on your long-...
  • Million Mile Expediter
    Success Tips from Million-Mile Expediters
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Mar 3rd 2016 1:20PM
    Imagine that you could spend a few moments with successful, million-mile expediters to ask them advice from their years (and miles) of experience to h...
  • Deck the Hauls
    Last-Minute Gifts Expediters will Love (and use)
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Dec 21st 2015 9:00AM
    If you have an expediter on your holiday shopping list, you may be overwhelmed, not knowing where to begin. You're thinking, "I'm not a trucker; I don...