Failing To Follow The Guidance From The “Recipe Book” May Be Very Costly

The Federal Leasing Regulations are often referred to within the industry as the “Recipe Book” for  the typical independent contractor/owner-Capture-sidemirroraoperator business model.  The Regulations provide the ingredients that must be contained in a contract between the motor carrier and the owner-operator, and very often require that the contract “clearly specify,” “must specify,” or “clearly state,” certain substantive content related to those ingredients.  The Regulations also provide guidance regarding the conduct of a motor carrier with its owner-operators, the content of which is not required to appear in the contract.  Thus, the objective is to ensure the contract and conduct comply with the Regulations and each reflects the other.

Click here for more information.