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July 14, 2022

Behind the News: The End of the Owner-Operator Model? [Video]

News from the Supreme Court means the end of the owner-operator model as we know it in California — and it could have repercussions nationwide. HDT's editors share what they know about California's AB5 law in this episode of HDT Talks Trucking.

This episode is sponsored by CAT Scale. Learn more about its WeighMyTruck app.


Each month, HDT's editors take a look behind some of's top stories of the month. For June, the top story was news that the Supreme Court would not hear a case about whether California's AB5 law was unconstitutional. In this video we discuss:

  • Why the AB5 news was such a big story
  • What is AB5?
  • Why is the AB5 law necessary?
  • How did AB5 end up in the Supreme Court?
  • Reaction of AB5 from the trucking industry
  • What can California motor carriers do about AB5?
  • and more!

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