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Transparent ‘new deal’ for independents using brokers?

| March 31, 2014

How might more rate transparency in broker/owner-operator negotiations help drivers all throughout the industry? DOTAuthority.com/AIPBA's James Lamb believes quite a lot...

MATS New Entrant listening session yields new ideas

| March 28, 2014

Among voluminous thoughts on New Entrant testing, responding to commentary from owner-operator Michael Potwin Anne Ferro revealed that the agency's plan to downgrade adjudicated citations' violation weight in the CSA system could be in place ...

URS: FMCSA begins deactivating carrier authorities with update-enforcement provision

| March 28, 2014

Part of the rationale for the system is a clean-up of FMCSA data – the agency has begun deactivating motor carrier authorities that are not being actively updated by set deadlines, depending on the motor ...

FMCSA broadens ability to revoke authority from carriers who repeatedly violate safety regs

| January 22, 2014

FMCSA has published a final rule expanding its ability to shut down motor carriers who display a pattern of "egregious disregard" for compliance with federal safety rules. The rule will become effective Feb. 21.

POLL: What’s your business structure?

| December 11, 2013

How is your business set up? This poll looks at the prevalence of LLCs and corporations, non-LLC sole proprietorships and partnerships, and more among both leased and independent owner-operators.

Stuff your electronic toolbox

| June 24, 2012

Trucker Tools contains apps for obtaining permits, tags, operating authority, bookkeeping services, factoring service, truck stop coupons and much more.

3 keys to expansion

Kevin Rutherford | August 05, 2011

Focus on the business model and the day-to-day operations of your trucking company in three major areas.

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