Owner-Operators

Trucking company owner sentenced for defrauding owner-operators

Jill Dunn | March 07, 2012

A Minnesota trucking company operator faces 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding owner-operators out of back pay.

Rocha, Bison win TCA fleet safety awards

| March 07, 2012

Receiving Truckload Carriers Association’s National Fleet Safety Awards were Rocha for small carriers and Bison for large carriers.

Protecting our profits from obscene toll hikes

| March 07, 2012

I learned today something about New York mileage tax and fuel tax that I did not know before and that may work to our benefit.

NEW VIDS: Explorations of ATDynamics’ TrailerTail

| March 07, 2012

At bottom, find a vid from ATDynamics featuring its new trailer-tail design for vans with rear roll doors, but along the way I thought I'd share some video from my meeting late last year with ...

Hours debacle covered at news site Politico

| March 06, 2012

**(Overdrive editor Max Heine is posting updates from the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting via the OD Twitter feed and Facebook page today. Expected to be included among the news are company driver and owner-operator ...

Thoughts about a house and a home

| March 06, 2012

Leaving our Florida vacation house prompts thoughts about home.

Contest for small-biz office furniture upgrade

| March 03, 2012

Small fleet owners, does your office furniture need an upgrade? Furniture maker DreamSeat just launched a contest geared specifically toward small businesses like yours. They're looking for the best entry to award a full furniture upgrade ...

Federal, state governments review owner-operator status

Jill Dunn | March 02, 2012

Federal and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.

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