Category: owner operators

Knight and Swift Reach Settlement

Knight and Swift Reach Settlement After more than a decade of a class action lawsuit, Knight and Swift have agreed to settle a lawsuit involving more than 20,000 drivers. According to the $100 million dollar settlement had already been fully reserved and is not expected to impact future financial results. The lawsuit started in […]

NLRB Returns to Long Standing Independent Contractor Standard

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Returns to Long Standing Independent Contractor Standard According to, the NLRB has returned to its long standing independent contractor standard. This reaffirms the Board’s adherence to the traditional common-law test. The NLRB has recognized that entrepreneurial opportunity is one of the determining factors in deciding independent contractor status. The […]

Electronic Logging Mandate Confusion F13

Electronic Logging Mandate Confusion Here we are over two months into the electronic logging device mandate and guess what? Utter confusion and uncertainty. Is anyone really surprised? Analysts are struggling to determine what effect ELD exemptions will have on the industry. The government and transportation executives are all trying to determine what freight needs to […]

Transportation Industry Parking Crisis

Transportation Industry Parking Crisis Parking has been an issue in the transportation industry for years as more trucks are one the road and states are cracking down on where trucks can park. The biggest change that has occurred is the electronic logging device mandate. Because of the electronic logging device mandate, drivers have much less […]

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