TCRG Consulting

Owner-operator Scott Reed, Rich Wilson and legislative influence on hours and ELDs

Owner-operator Scott Reed, Rich Wilson and legislative influence on hours and ELDs

Owner-operator Scott Reed and TCRG Consulting's Richard Wilson stepped into the office of Ohio rep. Jim Jordan a week and a half ago to deliver a message on hours and ELDs. The main takeaway? Truckers need more flexibility.

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When enforcement is well necessary — a note from Rich Wilson

When enforcement is well necessary -- a note from Rich Wilson

Wilson's letter follows news of a box-truck owner-operator shut down after a fatality crash. Also: Do owner-operator hotshot truckers (at 10,001-26,000 lbs.) need to join a random drug/alcohol testing consortium? Depends on the CDL status and desires ...

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Not so fast on med cards: Non-CDL commercial drivers still must carry

Not so fast on med cards: Non-CDL commercial drivers still must carry

Non-CDL holders are not required to self-certify or submit a copy of their medical card to their state licensing agency. Given such commercial drivers don't self-certify, if you are one of them, keep carrying the card.

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Be your own boss: How to get your own authority

Be your own boss: How to get your own authority

A step-by-step guide to the necessary federal and other filings. Be prepared for paying fees and handling lots of forms.

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