deregulation

Overdrive founder ‘spent his entire life trying to better’ trucking

Jill Dunn | July 29, 2014

Mike Parkhurst’s friends say they will remember Overdrive’s founder and longtime editor for championing deregulation and the cause of the owner-operator. Also, a roundup of reader reactions to Parkhurst's passing.

‘America respected and loved truckers a lot more back then’

Gregg Blair | July 04, 2014

Six-million-mile man Gregg Blair, now retired, remembers a long career.

One hauler’s rate benchmark and more on pricing

| December 20, 2012

Two operators share views on methods toward boosting rates to profitable levels -- one offering a perspective in favor of price re-regulation.

Modest proposal: $65/hour, fair detention rate to protect small biz

| November 27, 2012

A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.

Beefing Up the Bond

Todd Dills | June 01, 2012

Small brokers oppose proposed regs to increase the minimum bond to $100,000 and add other owner-operator protection.

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