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Trucking in 2019: A look back the year’s top news and equipment and tech trends

By December 30, 2019 No Comments

As the sun sets on 2019, CCJ editors compiled a look back at some of the top trucking headlines from the year. 

 

California became the first state in the nation to effectively forbid fleets from contracting with owner-operators. In a sweeping legislative package passed in September, California set into state law an effective prohibition of fleets contracting with owner-operators. The law has spurred fleets of all sizes to move away from the traditional owner-operator set-up, in which drivers who own their own rig lease their truck to a larger carrier and operate under their authority.

 

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