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New independents, be forewarned

| September 20, 2012

If FMCSA finds any deficiency, the new entrant has only 15 days to submit a plan of correction, not up to 60 days, as used to be allowed.

What a difference a decade makes

| September 13, 2012

Those of you who’ve been in the business for even 10 years know that a lot has changed.


Max Heine | April 01, 2012

One key distinction regarding free speech within trucking is that company drivers are employees.

U.S. Xpress driver wins idling contest

| May 19, 2011

Scot Hays gets a 2007 Freightliner truck after being named first grand prize winner of the company’s Idle Reduction Sweepstakes.

Independent Crozman named TCA Highway Angel

| March 29, 2011

Long Haul Trucking owner-operator saves couple in winter blizzard.

FedEx Ground wins key case

Jill Dunn | August 25, 2010

A federal judge ruled the company’s owner-operators in Kansas are not employees.

Health reform payoff

Todd Dills | August 01, 2010

Owner-operators with pre-existing conditions often have been denied health coverage. Here’s how that’s changing.

Webinar: Driver shortage could persist

| June 25, 2010

A driver shortage is emerging but several factors are working against meeting the demand for drivers.

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