Changing the game of detention: why drivers’ hours really matter

December 2, 2019

Nearly 40 years ago, mileage replaced weight as the top-used valuation for freight rates after the Motor Carrier Act of 1980 opened the floodgates of competition.

The Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) no longer granted carriers operating authority for lanes with rate structures based on the poundage or “hundredweight” by freight type.