Articles by Al Muskewitz

Jury Awards Continue to Rise; Carriers Seek Tort Reform

Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in November 2019 and has been reprinted with updated information.By Al Muskewitz  Everybody laughs at those loud, often obnoxious television ads from lawyers going on about how much money they…


‘Old-school’ Driver Learns New Trick

Veteran Jeff Watson has come to embrace the TDC experience, wins LB3’s in-house event over the weekend By Al Muskewitz WEDOWEE, Ala. – Jeff Watson is a self-described old-school trucker. A solitary soul, content to stay…



Record Ride

Big G Express driver’s Motorcycle Ride draws 148 bikes, raises $25,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital By Al Muskewitz It takes a lot to impress Tim Chelette. Suffice to say impressed doesn’t even come close…


Going the Extra Mile

Big G Express driver Tim Chelette rolling out his fifth annual motorcycle ride through Tennessee next weekend to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital By Al Muskewitz Every day of the year truck drivers across the country…


LB3 Humbled by Major State Safety Award

By Al Muskewitz WEDOWEE, Ala. – LB3 has a simple yet award winningly effective approach to trucking safety on the highway. Keep maintanence standards high and treat every car encountered on the road as if it’s…


Alabama Carrier LB3 Hosting Its Own TDC

By Al Muskewitz The state and national Truck Driving Championships may have been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but one Alabama carrier plans to conduct its own truck rodeo next month as part…



Peters Offers an Optimistic Outlook

TLD president says ‘worst of what we’ve dealt with is behind us’ in relation to the COVID-19 shutdown, ‘better days to come’ By Al Muskewitz Jim Peters is a generally and genuinely optimistic guy, so it was…


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Research Confirms COVID-19 Impact on Trucking

By Wright Media staff Joint research between the American Transportation Research Institute and the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association Foundation released Tuesday confirmed what everyone in the industry has known for the last two months – the…