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‘Here’s to causing a crisis’: Is there a shutdown going on?

By Todd Dills -
Posted Jan 16th 2018 12:54PM

“I have so many things to say about the hours of service,” says Brita Nowak, independent owner-operator until recent months on a Florida to New York City/New Jersey regular run supplying groceries to multiple shops up North. This fall, following a serious surgery, Nowak shifted to closer-to-home (near Orlando) produce loads and was doing fine, such as that goes. Day-to-day, short-haul opportunities in her area were many, and she’d established something of a regular run between Winter Haven and Ocala, most days, with loads farther afield or in addition to that run often as not.

That is, until the ELD mandate came down...



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