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Category Archives: Owner Operators

ELD Mandate-The controversy and affects of driver accountability

Mar
27,
2014
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  The discussion of EOBR’s (now labeled ELD’s or electronic logging devices) continues and many drivers are as angry and frustrated as ever.  As far back as I can remember I can not recall a topic creating more controversy or … Continue reading

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Professional Truck Drivers benefit from Health Care Law

Mar
11,
2014
5

America has now had a chance to see the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) in action over the last few months. There is no doubt, we are staring at mixed results, and strong emotions, and opinions.  We would like to review … Continue reading

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Trucking affected by high fuel prices, fuel efficiency and emission regulations

Feb
27,
2014
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It’s been over a week since the President announced his commitment to establishing standards for fuel efficiency,  greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, and dependency on foreign oil.  The DOT and EPA have been directed to develop and issue a Notice of … Continue reading

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Rule Targeting Truck Fuel Efficiency Stifles Innovation

Feb
21,
2014
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  President Obama’s order for the DOT and EPA to develop and issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) by March 2015 to increase Fuel Efficiency standards and Greenhouse Gas Emissions standards also calls for technological innovations and alternate fuels. Is … Continue reading

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Crosswinds and Air Drag cost Trucking Companies thousands of dollars per truck each year

Dec
2,
2013
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The cost of fuel is undoubtedly a major concern for the trucking industry, whether you are a mega carrier or a one truck owner operator, saving on fuel cost can make a huge impact on your bottom line. Cost per … Continue reading

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Lone Mountain Truck Leasing Signs Over 1000th Title to Independent Owner-Operator

Nov
30,
2013
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Lone Mountain Truck Leasing recently signed over the title for a Freightliner Columbia to Lance Hairrell, a Landstar BCO. This is the 1000th title signed over to an owner-operator completing Lone Mountain’s lease-purchase program. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry Saves Millions in Driver Detention Pay

Oct
16,
2013
2

The Federal Government currently has approximately 4.1 million employees with an average annual salary of $78,500.  This figure would work out to be about $37.74 per hour. If each employee would work one hour a day for free, this would … Continue reading

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Small Business Owners can Legally deduct ALL Health Insurance Premiums and Cost

Aug
12,
2013
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          If someone was to give you, let’s say $4,000 in exchange for $300 would you say that was a real benefit to you? And if the $300 that you exchanged for the plan came with … Continue reading

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