owner-operator

Congress examines new 1099 impact on operators

Jill Dunn | February 11, 2011

The impending rule would require companies to file a Form 1099 on every business with which they spend at least $600 a year.

American Central raises owner-operator pay

| February 10, 2011

Owner-oeprators and company drivers are eligible for a pay raise effective March 1, American Central Transport announced.

Banks find way to win card game

| February 09, 2011

“Interest rates are now hovering near record highs, at an average rate of 14.72%,” reports CNNMoney.com, which explores this topic in more detail. “And if your credit is bad enough, you could even end up ...

Air purifier

| February 09, 2011

The Auto AirTamer air purifier uses electrostatic purification technology to create cleaner air by producing negative ions that force airborne pollutants away silently and without filters. The device plugs into a 12-volt power socket and ...

N.M., Ariz. consider overweight loads

Jill Dunn | February 08, 2011

New Mexico is considering a bill to allow permits for certain overweight loads from Mexico, while Arizona has a pilot program on a similar matter.

Fikes offers higher pay to use uDrove

| February 08, 2011

Owner-operators are offered a 1 percent pay increase for using the uDrove system.

ATA offers hours information

| February 08, 2011

The American Trucking Associations is making information about proposed hours-of-service changes available to drivers at truck stops.

Trucker wins fatigue inspection case

Jill Dunn | February 08, 2011

A federal judge has ruled Minnesota State Patrol conduct during a 2008 inspection violated a trucker’s rights against unreasonable search and seizure.

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