Profit/Loss Statement

I received my December Profit/Loss from American Trucking Business Services (ATBS) today. I gotta tell ya, it confuses the shit outta me. However, I was able to decipher it even though I was looking at it on my BlackBerry.The bottom line is I am in the black as of December. My net income before taxes … Continue reading Profit/Loss Statement

Fuel Summary is Eye Opening

Since I have nothing but time right now as I am 4th in line for a load I figured I would be slightly productive and toss some eye opening information out there.As an O/O we get a 13 week fuel summary sent to us via the Qualcomm.The 13 week summary I just received goes from … Continue reading Fuel Summary is Eye Opening

SPECIAL REPORT: DOT procedure to ban texting concerns OOIDA

As an OOIDA member, this makes my head want to explode. I have an idea.. Let's just ban everything in ALL vehicles. No radios, mirrors, drinks, snacks, etc.. Don't get me wrong, I agree it's dangerous, but education would be a better way to go. Wonder how they are going to enforce it? Guess if … Continue reading SPECIAL REPORT: DOT procedure to ban texting concerns OOIDA

Trucker’s widow sues Pilot over truck stop death

The widow of a trucker who was killed in a truck stop parking lot in 2008 has filed a civil lawsuit against Pilot Travel Centers. According to court documents, trucker George Taylor died on Aug. 23, 2008, after apparently being struck by a vehicle in a parking lot at the Pilot truck stop in Sioux … Continue reading Trucker’s widow sues Pilot over truck stop death