Says owner-operator Jeff Clark: If market forces do not force a sunset on carrier use of the HHG miles system for pay, "we should start demanding it from FMCSA and Congress."
Gold Card status would bring freedom from hours of service regs on the assumption that this is an experienced, safe, mature driver who knows to drive when rested and rest when tired.
What should the new DOT Secretary focus make a priority as he takes office? We asked, and drivers responded.
The new hours of service rules began being enforced this week, despite resistance and pleas of concern over cost and productivity from drivers and the industry at large.
Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...
Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.
Rates aren’t exactly keeping up with the level of cost increase for equipment, a trend owner-operators have felt hard in the last several years.
Operators and industry reps weigh in on the problem of uncompensated detention time at shippers and receivers, and what is being and could be done about it. The problem was No. 3 in Overdrive's 2012 ...
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