Owner-operator Joe Ammons launches his petition to the DOT secretary to disallow the trucking exemption from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Assessing net worth relative to your age says more than you think about your ability to purchase a truck and succeed as an owner-operator.
The industry has made it way too easy to move from being an employee driver to owning a truck. Far too many drivers give no real thought as to what it means.
Vote in this poll probing economic improvement for owner-operators over the last year. Is your business doing better?
Is the owner-operator a dying breed? Voices responding to the question posed on the Overdrive Extra blog suggest a shift in profitability toward short-haul niches.
Federal rules pertaining to broker surety filings are in flux following congressional action last year that raised the minimum bond from $10,000 to $75,000. Still, basic procedures for filing are expected to remain.
Spot market rates in February continued a now three-month-long downward slide in February, save for a one-penny increase in flatbed rates.
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...
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