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Driver Lifestyles

  • Hey, I Want A Free Shower, Too!
    By Lee Kurtzmann
    Posted Feb 4th 2002 8:00AM
    The travel center chains we contacted indicated that they expect their personnel to strictly adhere to the shower policies and that they regard an employee giving away free showers to be the same as giving away free products.
  • Expediter Profile: Terry O'Connell
    By Jeff Jensen
    Posted Jan 23rd 2002 8:00AM
    From a career in the military, to life on the road in the just-in-time freight business, this veteran has seen some changes in the expediting industry.
  • Owners and Drivers - Can't We All Just Get Along?
    By Bill Hosler
    Posted Dec 3rd 2001 9:00AM
    "Treat the truck as if it was your own; not only will you make money, but I will make money."
  • Stress Relief For Expediters
    By Bob Colleran
    Posted Nov 7th 2001 10:03AM
    For my first few years in expediting, I had numerous run-in's with dispatch, safety and even recruiters. Here's how I learned to relax and take the good with the bad.
  • Five Reasons To Check Your Credit Report Regularly
    By Lee Kurtzmann
    Posted Nov 1st 2001 3:31AM
    What you don't know, can hurt you....or, at least hurt your credit!
  • A Driver's Worst Enemy: Back Injuries
    By Gary Addis
    Posted Oct 12th 2001 4:00AM
    Placing blame is easy; "fingerprinting" 14,000 pounds of freight after an 800-mile drive is difficult. And parking overnight on darkened inner city streets at 2:00 am in the morning is insane--but we do it, don't we - it comes with the job.