LLN (9/16/19) – Todd Spencer says owner-operators can and will continue to operate if a California bill that would change who is an employee or an independent contractor there becomes law. We’ll have what’s happening, some history and how it could affect you. Also, CVSA has appointed itself judge, jury and executioner on roadside inspections. And how an increase in regulations failed to made roads any safer.
0:00-10:10 – Newscast.
10:10-24:44 – California bill on employee classification.
24:44-39:13 – California bill on employee classification, Part II.
39:13-48:58 – CVSA, inspections, regulations and safety
- The FMCSA’s second listening session on hours of service takes place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 17 at the U.S. Department of Transportation Headquarters in Washington, D.C. And if you can’t make it in person, the entire event will be webcast
- Truckers are urged to make comments on the FMCSA’s proposed changes to the Hours of Service regulations. The deadline is Oct. 7.
- You can make your comment at the federal Regulations website.
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- Truckers have another chance to give input on hours of service.
- Nearly 1,000 comments submitted on hours of service.
- OOIDA calls HOS plan ‘a big step in the right direction.’
- FMCSA encourages feedback on hours-of-service plan.
- Data review shows short-haul change won’t decrease safety, FMCSA says.
- Change to adverse driving provision would extend trucker’s driving window.
- OOIDA’s TRACER system has issued an alert on a stolen truck. The white 1995 Peterbilt 379 has “CMB Logistics” written on the doors. It was last seen on North Black Canyon Highway in Phoenix. A $500 reward is offered for information leading to its recovery.
Segments 2 and 3
Despite a bill headed to the governor’s desk in California that would change who is an employee and who is an independent contractor in the state, owner-operators can and will continue to operate there. Mark Reddig talks with OOIDA President and CEO Todd Spencer and the Association’s Manager of Government Affairs Mike Matousek, who will explain what’s happening, offer a little history and talk about how it could affect truckers.
- Read more about the bill and the situation that led to its passage:
- CVSA has appointed itself judge, jury and executioner on roadside inspections. Plus, an increase in regulations haven’t made the roads any safer. Mary McKenna talks with Jami Jones, Greg Grisolano and Mark Schremmer of Land Line Magazine.
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