Someone told Chip Lawrence that he needed to figure out what he liked to do and then do it. So he bought a 1-ton truck and a hot shot trailer and began a trucking career about three years ago in Tulsa, Okla., where he still lives.
Here in Oklahoma in the 1980s, the conventional wisdom was that energy, specifically oil, prices could only go up.
Congress could be gearing up to change trucking rules to let ports and other entities regulate trucking on their turf. It was evident last month during testimony at a House subcommittee hearing on the status of clean truck programs at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach that some members of Congress are contemplating changing regulations governing the trucking industry.