Broker group’s CSA-related bill seeks to diminish CSA’s role in hiring carriers, operators

| March 04, 2015

The bill, TIA says, could limit the role of FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program and its use by third parties to hire or otherwise make judgments about trucking companies.

2M-miler Thomas Miller uses 2014 to boost health, raise money for cancer fight

| March 04, 2015

For the second straight year, Miller is one of three finalists in Overdrive and TCA’s Owner-Operator of the Year contest. The winner, who will receive $25,000, will be named next week at TCA’s annual convention in Orlando.

‘Help us stay in business’: Owner-ops tell FMCSA insurance increase would shut them down

| March 04, 2015

Owner-operators say they fail to see the need for an increase to the minimum amount of liability insurance required of carriers, and they’re afraid an increase would drive premium costs to a point that would force them to close shop.

How much is your time worth?

| March 04, 2015

"I can't rightfully condone Burger King bag enemas, but I can tell you to ask for detention pay.... Your time is valuable, too."

Day of reckoning: Health insurance/tax decisions weighed by owner-operators

| March 04, 2015

As health insurance tax penalties hit many owner-operators, the prospect of paying double next year could change the decision on coverage; meanwhile, the King v. Burwell challenge to the ACA gets under way.

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