Team Drivers Offer Flexible Solutions for the Long Haul

There’s an old proverb that states: If you want to go fast, go alone – if you want to go far, go together. That message may be ringing true for the trucking industry in 2018, as the ELD mandate begins to limit the distances and road times that a single driver can operate. As a result, many carriers are looking to increase the number of “teams” on their roster, and are willing to offer additional compensation for those who share the load for longer distances. Under hours of service regulations and the new ELD enforcement, the most a truck can expect to run is around 450-500 miles on a typical day. With a team, a truck can push close to 1,000 miles a day. In the pre-ELD days, some independent

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