deregulation

Mike Parkhurst’s legacy of reform

Today’s owner-operators have him and other leaders, as well as thousands of drivers who followed them, to thank for today’s ease of entry to the industry. No one should take for granted the freedom to compete with no restrictions on lanes, rates, areas of operation or freight.

Read More

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

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.

Read More

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

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

Read More

One hauler’s rate benchmark and more on pricing

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

Read More

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

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.

Read More

Beefing Up the Bond

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

Read More
Overdrive is covering MATS live all week Click here to see full coverage
Hello. Add your message here.