Posted: 04 Jan, 2019 by Pat Pitz

A decision by the California supreme court could have a chilling effect on the owner-operator model in that state, and if appeals fail to reverse the decision, other states could go down the same path. So says Joe Rajkovacz, director of governmental affairs and communications for the Western St...

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Posted: 17 Dec, 2018 by Sean Bryant

The year is coming to an end, so the clock is ticking on a few things you can do to take advantage of the new tax laws and pay less in 2018. There are several ways carriers and owner-operators can lower the amount they owe to Uncle Sam, but below are the six things you can get started today. Visit A...

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Posted: 10 Dec, 2018 by Pat Pitz

Four months before the ELD mandate took effect on Dec. 18, 2017, DAT surveyed TruckersEdge users to learn how they planned to deal with the new regulation. Most of the respondents were owner-operators and small carriers, and 30% of them said that they would leave the industry rather than use an ELD....

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Posted: 27 Nov, 2018 by Pat Pitz

Carriers and drivers are being tripped up by their lack of understanding of the FMCSA's new personal conveyance guidance. So says John Seidl, a former state patrol inspector and FMCSA investigator who now serves as VP of Risk Services for Reliance Partners. Seidl encourages all carriers to read Regu...

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