There is a law that California’s governer is expected to sign that will put many owner operators who work in agriculture, retail, etc. out of business. This bill is specifically about exceptions with being an independent trucker. The bill doesn’t distinguish between being independent or under a lease, and a lot of owner operators don’t think that this applies to them because of misleading headlines. However, pure owner operator companies could be on a downward spiral in California because of this. Read the full article by Deborah Lockridge here to learn more.
California Bill Means ‘End for Independent Trucking’ in State