INDEPENDENT CONTRACT

 OneClick Transportation LLC ( “CARRIER), an authorized motor carrier, and ____________________________ (“CONTRACTOR”), in consideration of the  covenants and agreements contained herein and pursuant to the federal leasing regulations under 49 C.F.R. Part 376, enter into this Independent Contractor Operating Agreement (“Agreement”) on __________________

  1. PROVISION OF SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT. During the term of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR shall provide CARRIER professional truck driving services, other incidental transportation related services, and the use of the equipment set forth below or in an appendix (the “Equipment”). CONTRACTOR represents and warrants that CONTRACTOR has title to or is authorized to contract the Equipment and services to CARRIER. Upon taking possession of the Equipment from CONTRACTOR, CARRIER shall furnish to CONTRACTOR a receipt for Equipment, which shall constitute the receipt required by 49 C.F.R. § 376.11(b). Upon termination of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR shall execute a similar receipt for equipment as the written receipt for the return of the Equipment by CARRIER to CONTRACTOR; provided, however, that the Agreement and CARRIER’s obligations thereunder shall expire upon the written notice of termination regardless of whether CONTRACTOR submits the receipt required under this provision.
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  • DURATION OF AGREEMENT AND TERMINATION. This Agreement shall begin on the date set forth above and end exactly one (1) year thereafter. Either party may terminate this Agreement for any reason by giving fifteen (15) days written notice to that effect to the other party either personally, by mail, by fax machine at the address or fax number shown at the end of this Agreement, or by appropriate electronic means as outlined in Appendix D. The CARRIER reserves the right to terminate this Agreement at any time without notice due to the CONTRACTOR violating the CARRIER’s Driver Safety Manual. The ability of either party to terminate this Agreement shall in no way be interpreted as an at-will employment provision and shall not otherwise affect CONTRACTOR’s status as an independent contractor under this Agreement. The effective date and time of termination shall be as set forth in the written notice or the receipt for Equipment issued by CONTRACTOR, whichever date is earlier. CONTRACTOR shall, upon the termination of this Agreement, remove all CARRIER identification from the Equipment and return it to CARRIER, via hand delivery or certified mail, together with all of CARRIER’s property, including trailers, paperwork, load securement equipment and freight, to CARRIER’s nearest terminal. If CONTRACTOR fails to return CARRlER’s property or freight to CARRIER or remove and return all CARRIER identification from the Equipment upon termination of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR shall pay CARRIER all collections costs incurred by CARRIER, including reasonable court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, and CARRIER may pursue all other remedies allowed by law or authorized in the Agreement against CONTRACTOR.
  • COMPENSATION. It is expressly understood and agreed that CONTRACTOR’s compensation shall be as set forth in Appendix A, and such compensation shall constitute the total compensation for everything furnished, provided, or done by CONTRACTOR in connection with this Agreement, including driver’s services. All mileage computations shall be based on the most recent edition of CARRlER’s Mileage Guide. Although CARRIER shall use reasonable efforts to make shipments available to CONTRACTOR for transportation during the term of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR acknowledges and agrees that CARRIER does not guarantee any specific number of shipments or amount of revenue to CONTRACTOR during the term of this Agreement. CONTRACTOR may refuse any specific shipment offered by CARRIER. CONTRACTOR is prohibited from entering into separate agreements to provide equipment and other professional truck drivers not identified as Equipment above or in an attachment and drivers not used to service this Agreement, to other motor carriers.
  • SETTLEMENT PERIOD. CARRIER shall settle with CONTRACTOR with respect to services provided under this Agreement within fifteen (15) calendar days after CONTRACTOR’s submission, in proper form, of those documents necessary for CARRIER to secure payment from its customers, including the signed freight bill, delivery receipt or bill of lading, and properly completed logs as required by the U.S. Department of Transportation (“DOT”). Where CONTRACTOR is paid a percentage of revenue, CARRIER will provide CONTRACTOR with a copy of the rated freight bill (or a computer-generated summary) before or at the time of settlement. CONTRACTOR may examine CARRlER’s tariffs or other contracts or documents, if any, from  which charges and rates are computed; provided, however, only that information that would appear on a rated freight bill will be disclosed by CARRIER. CARRIER shall have the right, but not as a condition of settlement and payment, to review all of CONTRACTOR’s documents and records relating to the use of the Equipment and the services provided under this Agreement and CONTRACTOR agrees to provide CARRIER with access to such documents and records upon reasonable notice. With respect to final settlement upon termination of this Agreement, the failure on the part of CONTRACTOR to remove and return to CARRIER all identification devices of CARRIER or a letter certifying their removal shall entitle CARRIER to withhold any payments owed to CONTRACTOR until such obligation is met.
  • CHARGE BACK. CARRIER shall deduct from CONTRACTOR’s compensation, at the time of payment to or settlement with CONTRACTOR, any liability or expense CARRIER has incurred or paid that, under this Agreement or any addendum to this Agreement, CONTRACTOR is obligated to bear. Such expenses shall be deducted from the amount of CONTRACTOR’s settlement compensation and shall include those expenses set forth in Appendix A of this Agreement. The amount of each item to be charged back to CONTRACTOR shall be computed based on the actual cost or expense incurred by CARRIER and any administrative fee or mark-up disclosed in Appendix A or elsewhere in this Agreement or any addendum thereto. CARRIER shall provide CONTRACTOR written itemization and documentation of all charge backs where such documentation is necessary to verify the validity of the charge.
  • INSURANCE. The respective obligations of the parties shall be as set forth in Appendix B. CARRIER shall maintain public liability, property damage and cargo insurance in such amounts as are required by the DOT and applicable state regulatory agencies. CARRIER shall maintain insurance coverage for the protection of the public pursuant to 49 U.S.C. g 13906. CARRIER’s possession of legally required insurance shall in no way restrict CARRIER’s right of indemnification from CONTRACTOR as provided under this Agreement. It shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement where CONTRACTOR is determined by CARRIER or CARRIER’s insurer to be uninsurable for any reason.
  • MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS. As outlined in Appendix E, CARRIER will install, maintain and pay the service fee for the Electronic Logging Device Communication System provided by the CARRIER.
  • PREPASS PLUS TRANSPONDER SYSTEM. As outlined in Appendix F, CARRIER will install, maintain and pay the service fee for the PrePass Plus Transponder System provided by the CARRIER.
  • EVENT RECORDING CAMERA. As outlined in Appendix G, CARRIER will install, maintain and pay the service fee for the Event Recording Camera provided by the CARRIER.
  1. ESCROW FUND. CONTRACTOR authorizes CARRIER to establish and administer an Escrow Fund in accordance with the provisions of Appendix C.
  1. COMPLIANCE WITH PERTINENT LAWS AND REGULATIONS BY CONTRACTOR. CONTRACTOR recognizes that CARRlER’s separate and distinct business of providing motor carrier freight transportation service to the public is subject to regulation by the federal government acting through the DOT, and by various other federal, state, local, and foreign governing bodies. As such, CONTRACTOR hereby acknowledges that he/she possesses full and complete understanding and knowledge of the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) program (including, but not necessarily limited to, driver violations and ranking criteria). CONTRACTOR shall adhere to the following provisions of this Agreement to aid CARRIER in discharging its legal duties:
  • Drivers. CONTRACTOR shall provide competent professional drivers who meet CARRIER’s minimum driver qualification standards and all of the requirements of the DOT, including but not limited to, familiarity and compliance with state and federal motor carrier safety laws and regulations. As part of the driver qualification process, CONTRACTOR, and CONTRACTOR’s drivers, shall authorize CARRIER to access applicable driver files, Pre- Qualification Screening Program (“PSP”) data from the DOT, and any other driver data or information available as part of FMCSA Driver Information Resource System (“DIRS”). The parties agree that CARRIER shall have the right to disqualify any driver provided by CONTRACTOR in the event that the driver is found to be unsafe, unqualified, unfit, uninsurable, or marginal, pursuant to federal or state law or the criteria established by the FMCSA DIRS, in violation of CARRlER’s minimum qualification standards, or in violation of any policies of CARRlER’s customers. Drivers with a recent history of accidents, traffic convictions and/or serious traffic offenses will not meet CARRIER’s minimum qualification standards. Upon a driver’s disqualification by CARRIER, CONTRACTOR shall be obligated to furnish another competent, reliable and qualified professional driver that meets the minimum qualification standards established by CARRIER. For all qualified drivers, CONTRACTOR agrees to provide CARRIER with updated Driver Safety Measurement System and DIRS driver rankings on an annual basis.
  • Paperwork Requirements. CONTRACTOR shalt submit to CARRIER, on a timely basis, all driver logs and supporting documents (including original toll receipts for CARRlER’s reproduction), physical examination certificates, accident reports, and any other required data, documents or reports, including any documentary evidence that CARRIER requests proving CONTRACTOR has paid all taxes legally due and owing to any government body. As required by 49 C.F.R. § 376.12(I), CARRIER will keep the original of this Agreement with a copy to be maintained by CONTRACTOR, and a second copy to be carried in the Equipment during the term of this Agreement.
  • Shipping Documents. CONTRACTOR agrees that all bills of lading, waybills, freight bills, manifests, or other papers identifying the property carried on the Equipment (“Shipping Documents”) shall be those of CARRIER, or as authorized by CARRIER, and shall indicate that the property transported is under the responsibility of CARRIER or a carrier with which the Equipment has been subcontracted. CONTRACTOR shall electronically submit all Shipping Documents to CARRIER via the mobile application designated by CARRIER for such purpose, on a timely basis, and in no event later than 12 hours after delivery of such property. In addition, CONTRACTOR shall submit all original Shipping Documents to CARRIER by mail, using the pre- paid envelopes provided by CARRIER for such purpose, or by hand, delivered to CARRIER at one of its terminals in Bangor, Maine, or Allentown, Pennsylvania on a timely basis, and in no event later than 10 days after delivery of such property.
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing. CONTRACTOR and its drivers shall, as required by 49 C.F.R.

§ 382.103, comply with CARRlER’s Drug and Alcohol Policy, including participation in CARRlER’s random drug and alcohol testing program, and any addendums or revisions thereto.

  • Safe Operations, CONTRACTOR agrees to operate the Equipment in a safe and prudent manner at all times so as to avoid endangering the public, the driver, the Equipment, and/or the property being transported and in accordance with this Agreement, the laws of the various jurisdictions in which the Equipment will be operated and pursuant to the operating authorities of CARRIER, and in accordance with all rules related to traffic safety, highway protection and road requirements. Moreover, CONTRACTOR agrees that all drivers and/or workers employed by CONTRACTOR will comply with the terms of this Agreement, including the requirement of safe operations, while operating the Equipment on behalf of CONTRACTOR. CONTRACTOR agrees that any driver utilized by CONTRACTOR will comply with CARRlER’s policies and procedures and any subsequent revisions thereto, which will be provided by CARRIER. In compliance with the CARRIER’s policies and procedures the CONTRACTOR will adhere to all safety performance training and safety equipment provided.

(f} CSA Compliance. Beginning on the date the FMCSA makes its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program (“CSA”) effective as to CARRlER’s and CONTRACTOR’s operations under this Agreement, CONTRACTOR shall ensure that CONTRACTOR, and any drivers of CONTRACTOR, and CONTRACTOR’s Equipment shall at all times meet CSA safety standards sufficient to enable CARRIER to (a) achieve and maintain a “satisfactory” or similar rating that enables CARRIER to operate without FMCSA intervention or restriction pertaining to driver, equipment, and other CSA performance measures; (b) obtain insurance coverage without increased costs associated with driver, equipment, or other performance measures under CSA; and (c) be and remain competitive with similarly situated carriers with regard to safety performance measures under CSA. CONTRACTOR further agrees to notify CARRIER in writing within two (2) business days of receiving notification from the FMCSA that CONTRACTOR or any of its drivers have been deemed “unfit” or “marginal” based on their safety and compliance performance.

12. OPERATIONAL EXPENSES.

  • Operatinq Expenses. CONTRACTOR shall, at its sole cost and expense, provide all the Equipment ready to operate and fully roadworthy, including the necessary licenses, permits, cab cards, and state base plates, and shall furnish all necessary oil, fuel, tires, and other parts, supplies and equipment necessary or required for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Equipment, including repairs for the operation of such Equipment. CONTRACTOR shall pay all expenses incident to the operation of the Equipment, including, but not limited to, empty mileage, lumper expenses, highway use taxes, weight taxes, state property or indefinite situs taxes, fuel taxes, registration fees, ferry and toll charges, and detention and accessorial charges not collected by CARRIER because of CONTRACTOR’s failure to provide the required documentation.
  • Maintenance and Inspection. CONTRACTOR, at its sole cost and expense, shall maintain the Equipment in safe condition and in complete compliance with all laws and regulations of the states in which CONTRACTOR operates and the DOT. In order to ensure compliance with all DOT regulations, CONTRACTOR shall, at its sole cost and expense, make the Equipment available for inspection by CARRIER upon reasonable request by CARRIER. CONTRACTOR shall, at its sole cost and expense, have the Equipment inspected annually, as required by 49

C.F.R. g 396.17, at CARRlER’s maintenance facility or at another maintenance facility which CARRIER may, in its sole discretion, authorize. CONTRACTOR shall, as directed by CARRIER, forward to CARRIER all inspection, maintenance and repair records for the Equipment.

  • Fines. CONTRACTOR or its drivers (as professional drivers engaged in a separate and distinct profession) agree to pay all fines, including but not limited to parking and traffic fines and penalties, imposed for violation of any law or regulation by the state or any locality in which CONTRACTOR operates, or the DOT, where such violation results, at least partially, from the acts or omissions of CONTRACTOR.
  • Oversized Shipments.  CONTRACTOR or CONTRACTOR’s drivers (as

professional drivers engaged in a separate and distinct profession) shall have the duty to determine that all shipments are in compliance with the size and weight laws of the states in which or through which the Equipment will travel and to notify CARRIER if the vehicle is overweight, oversized or in need of permits before commencing the haul. Except when the violation results from the acts or omissions of CONTRACTOR, CARRIER shall assume the risks and costs of fines for overweight and oversize trailers when such trailers are preloaded and sealed, or the load is containerized, or for improperly permitted oversized and overweight loads, or the trailer or lading is otherwise outside of CONTRACTOR’s control. CONTRACTOR shall pay, or reimburse CARRIER, for any costs or penalties due to CONTRACTOR’s failure to weigh each shipment or to notify CARRIER that the vehicle is overweight, oversized or in need of permits.

  • License Plates. Upon request by CONTRACTOR, CARRIER shall obtain a base plate under the International Registration Plan (“IRP”) in CARRlER’s name for use by CONTRACTOR, up to the maximum amount of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($1,850.00). [The cost of ffie plate does nof include an administrative See o/’ $75.00) Should CONTRACTOR not continue the contractual agreement for the full year, CONTRACTOR will be responsible for a pro-rated portion of the base plate. Such funds will be deducted from CONTRACTOR’S final settlement and Escrow Fund. CONTRACTOR shall remove and return such plate to CARRIER upon the termination of this Agreement and, in the event CONTRACTOR fails or refuses to do so, CARRIER shall, and is hereby authorized to, deduct the full cost of the plate from CONTRACTOR’s final settlement and Escrow Fund.

(f} Fuel Taxes. If CONTRACTOR elects, by initiating Option 1 below, to obtain CONTRACTOR’s own International Fuel Tax Agreement (“IFTA”) Permit and perform CONTRACTOR’s own fuel and mileage tax reporting, CONTRACTOR shall be solely responsible for calculating, reporting, and paying all fuel taxes owed for the operation of the Equipment; and shall indemnify, defend, and hold CARRIER harmless aqainst all claims arising out of or relating to the fuel tax reporting and oa’yment. If CONTRACTOR instead elects, by initialing Option 2 below, to have CARRIER perform (directly or through an outside vendor) all fuel and mileage reporting on CONTRACTOR’s behalf, CONTRACTOR hereby agrees that:

To facilitate the parties’ compliance with the various states’ tax reporting and payment laws (which generally hold the motor carrier liable if an independent vehicle operator performing transportation services on the carrier’s behalf fails to make the required tax payments), CARRIER shall be deemed the reporting entity with respect to the Equipment and the fuel consumed by the Equipment. In this event, CARRIER shall settle with CONTRACTOR monthly and submit quarterly, in CONTRACTOR’s name as indicated herein, as to all the applicable reports and payments of fuel taxes required of CONTRACTOR by the taxing bodies and authorities of the appropriate states, provinces, and other governmental bodies with respect to the Equipment operated under this Agreement. To assist in CARRlER’s computing and payment of fuel taxes, CARRIER shall issue CONTRACTOR a limited-purpose credit card issued by a third-party financial- services company and made available by CARRIER (”CARRIER Advance Card”) that CONTRACTOR may use only for fuel, additives, lubricants, and, subject to CARRIER approval, maintenance for the Equipment. CONTRACTOR is free not to use, or have CONTRACTOR’s drivers use, CARRIER’s Advance Card, unless option 2 is chosen below in section (iv), but, to the extent they choose not to, CONTRACTOR shall provide CARRIER promptly with all properly completed driver logs, original fuel receipts (each to be submitted with the corresponding log indicating the fuel purchase for which the receipt was obtained), original toll receipts, and an accurate accounting of all fuel purchases and miles traveled by State.

CARRIER shall (A) deduct or otherwise recover pursuant to Section 5 of this Agreement quarterly any net fuel use tax owed at that time with respect to CONTRACTOR’s operations in all taxing jurisdictions combined, along with the charge, set forth in A_ppendix A, covering the permit fee and CARRIER’s tax reporting administrative fee, but not any additional fuel tax that CONTRACTOR may owe, or (B) credit quarterly to CONTRACTOR’s next settlement any net fuel use tax credit or refund due CONTRACTOR at that time with respect to CONTRACTOR’s operations in all taxing jurisdictions combined. CARRIER shall

 
   

ensure that CONTRACTOR receives, at least quarterly, summaries of credits and debits for fuel taxes on a State-by-State basis either on CONTRACTOR’s settlement statements or through separate accountings, at CARRIER’s option.

Ordinarily CARRIER shall compute CONTRACTOR’s fuel use and mileage taxes on a fleet wide average basis. If, however, CONTRACTOR fails to provide CARRIER complete and accurate fuel-tax-related records, as required by subpart

  • above, in time for CARRlER’s computation, on the seventh (7th) day of each month, of CARRIER’s fue! and mileage tax reports and payments for the preceding month, CARRIER shall compute CONTRACTOR’s fuel use taxes based on total miles dispatched by CARRIER at a six (6.0) miles-per-gallon rate.

iv.   CONTRACTOR is required to use the Electronic Logging Device Communication System required by the CARRIER (Appendix E).

  QPTION 1: CONTRACTOR shall obtain, and pay any •9 uired fee for, IFTA and all other permits required for operations under this Agreement and that a CONTRACTOR is eligible under Applicable Law to apply for, and CONTRACTOR shall perform all fuel and mileage tax reporting, with respect to the Equipment at CONTRACTOR’s expense; OR

  OPTION 2: CARRIER shall obtain, and pay any required fee for, the IFTA permit and all other required permits (that CONTRACTOR, as opposed to CARRIER, is eligible under Applicable Law to apply for), and CARRIER shall perform all fuel and mileage tax reporting services, with respect to the Equipment. CARRIER shall deduct or otherwise recover pursuant to Section 5 of this Agreement a flat charge of § 75.00 per quarter, comprising the permit fees and CARRIER’s tax reporting administrative fee. Any additional fuel tax that CONTRACTOR may owe shall be separately deducted or otherwise recovered by CARRIER pursuant to Section 5 of the Agreement. This option can only be selected if CONTRACTOR purchases all fuel purchases on the CARRIER Advance Card.

  1. CARGO CLAIMS. CONTRACTOR shall immediately report all cargo claims, including all shortages, overages or other exceptions to the cargo, to CARRIER. CONTRACTOR shall be liable for, and CARRIER shall charge back to CONTRACTOR, the first $ 5,000.00 of each cargo claim, including but not limited to, delay, shortages, mis-delivery, and any direct damage claim relating to lost, damaged or contaminated loads, arising out of, or in connection with CONTRACTOR’s services. The dollar limit in this paragraph shall not apply to damages arising out of or in connection with such claims if involving CONTRACTOR’s (including CONTRACTOR’s agents’ or employees’) gross negligence, willful misconduct, breach of this Agreement, or other culpable acts or omissions. Before deducting any cargo claim from CONTRACTOR’s compensation, CARRIER shall provide CONTRACTOR with a written explanation and itemization for each such claim.
  1. USE OF CARRIER’S TRAILER. CONTRACTOR agrees to return any Equipment provided for its use by CARRIER in the same good condition as received by CONTRACTOR, reasonable wear and tear excepted, along with any and all other equipment and property belonging to CARRIER immediately upon CARRIER’s request or upon termination of this Agreement.  In the event the Equipment is not in as good as condition as it was delivered by CARRIER, CONTRACTOR hereby authorizes CARRIER to restore the trailer to proper condition and to charge back to CONTRACTOR the costs of such repairs or reconditioning. In the event CONTRACTOR for any reason falls to comply with this provision and return CARRlER’s trailer, CONTRACTOR agrees to reimburse CARRIER for all reasonable expense and costs, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, incurred by CARRIER in recovery of its trailer or property from CONTRACTOR or its drivers. CONTRACTOR agrees that in the event it is necessary for CARRIER to enter upon private property or remove private property in order to recover its Equipment, CONTRACTOR does hereby irrevocably grant CARRIER or its duly authorized agents, permission to do so and further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless CARRIER, and its duly authorized agents, from any form of liability whatsoever in connection with such repossession. CONTRACTOR shall be liable for, and pay, the entire amount for each incident involving direct, indirect and consequential damage, including but( not limited to, towing charges, replacement costs for a total loss, and court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees arising out of, or in connection with, CONTRACTOR’s use of CARRIERS Equipment. Before deducting any such damage from CONTRACTOR’s compensation, CARRIER shall provide CONTRACTOR with a written explanation and itemization of such damage. CONTRACTOR agrees and warrants (hat any trailer provided for use by CARRIER will only be used by CONTRACTOR and its drivers to transport shipments tendered to CONTRACTOR by CARRIER.
  1. ACCIDENTS AND CLAIMS. CONTRACTOR shall immediately report any accident or potential claim to CARRIER involving operations under this Agreement. CONTRACTOR and its drivers shall cooperate fully with CARRIER with respect to any legal action, regulatory hearing or other similar proceeding arising from the operation of the Equipment, the relationship created by this Agreement or the services performed hereunder. CONTRACTOR shall, upon CARRlER‘s request and at CONTRACTOR’s sole expense, provide written reports or affidavits, attend hearings and trials and assist in securing evidence or obtaining the attendance of witnesses. CONTRACTOR shall provide CARRIER with any assistance as may be necessary for CARRIER or CARRlER’s representatives or insurers to investigate, settle or litigate any accident, claim or potential claim by or against CARRIER.
  1. HOLD HARMLESS. Except to the extent CONTRACTOR’s acts or omissions are covered under the parties’ respective insurance policies as set forth in Appendix B with no expense to CARRIER, CONTRACTOR agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless CARRIER from any direct, indirect and consequential loss, damage, fine, expense, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, action, claim for injuryry to persons, including death, and damage to property which CARRIER may incur arising out of or in connection with the operation of the Equipment, CONTRACTOR’s obligations under this Agreement, or any breach by CONTRACTOR, or its drivers or workers, of the terms of this Agreement. This provision shall remain in full force and effect both during and after the termination of this Agreement.

17. CARRIER RESPONSIBILITIES.

  • Exclusive Possession and Responsibility. The Equipment shall be for CARRIER’s exclusive possession, control, and use for the duration of this Agreement. As such, CONTRACTOR shall not operate the Equipment for any other motor carrier or entity during the term of this Agreement without prior written consent from CARRIER. CARRIER shall assume complete responsibility for the operation of the Equipment for the duration of this Agreement. This subparagraph is set forth solely to conform with DOT regulations and shall not be used for any other purposes, including any attempt to classify CONTRACTOR as an employee of CARRIER. Nothing in the provisions required by 49 C.F.R. § 376.12(c)(1) is intended to affect whether CONTRACTOR or its drivers are an independent contractor or an employee of CARRIER. An independent contractor relationship may exist when a carrier complies with 49 U.S.C. § 14102 and attendant administrative requirements. Notwithstanding the above, CONTRACTOR is not prohibited from providing transportation services for other common or contract carriers or any other person or entity, provided that CONTRACTOR complies with the trip lease requirements set forth under federal law in 49 C.F.R. Part 376. CONTRACTOR may trip lease or subcontract the Equipment to a third party upon receiving prior authorization from CARRIER. CARRIER assumes no responsibility for the collection of freight charges or payment to CONTRACTOR for any trip- lease or subcontract related revenue. During the term of any trip lease or subcontract, CONTRACTOR will remove or cover up all of CARRlER’s identification on the Equipment and display instead the trip-lease carrier’s identification and, as between CONTRACTOR and CARRIER, CARRIER will have no responsibility for, and CONTRACTOR will fully indemnify CARRIER regarding, the operation of the Equipment.
  • Identification of Equipment. CARRIER shall identify the Equipment in accordance with the requirements of the DOT and appropriate state regulatory agencies. CARRIER shall have the right to place and maintain on the Equipment CARRIER’s name and any lettering, advertisement, slogans or designs as CARRIER may choose. CONTRACTOR shall remove such identification at the termination of this Agreement or while operating such Equipment for any purpose other than conducting CARR!ER’s business. At its discretion, CONTRACTOR may have the identification permanently painted on the Equipment. CONTRACTOR further agrees to keep the Equipment in clean appearance and identified as described herein, at its sole cost and expense. CARRIER agrees that CONTRACTOR may display CONTRACTOR’s name and address on the Equipment where required by applicable state law.
  1. CONTRACTOR NOT EMPLOYEE OF CARRIER. It is expressly understood and agreed that CONTRACTOR is an independent contractor for the Equipment and driver services provided pursuant to this Agreement. CONTRACTOR agrees to defend, indemnify and hold CARRIER harmless for any claims, suits, or actions, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees in protecting CARRlER’s interests, brought by CONTRACTOR, CONTRACTOR’s employees, any union, the public, or state or federal agencies, arising out of the operation of the Equipment or the providing of driver services under this Agreement. CONTRACTOR also agrees to provide necessary documentation and apply for certification of its independent contractor status where mandated by applicable state law, including but not limited to, the State of South Dakota. CONTRACTOR hereby assumes full control and responsibility for the selection, training, hiring, setting of grooming and dress standards, disciplining, discharging, setting of hours, wages and salaries, providing for unemployment insurance, state and federal taxes, fringe benefits, workers’ compensation, adjustment of grievances, all acts and omissions, and all other matters relating to or arising out of CONTRACTOR’s use or employment of drivers and laborers, and any and all other employees or agents of CONTRACTOR that CONTRACTOR may provide or use to perform any aspect of this Agreement. CONTRACTOR shall be solely responsible for complying with any and all state and federal laws, rules and regulations that may be applicable to the terms and conditions of employment of GONTRACTOR’s employees or applicants for employment, including, without limitation, compliance with the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act; verification of immigration and naturalization status; proof of proper taxpayer identification number; proof of highway use tax being currently paid when the CONTRACTOR purchases its license; proof of payment of income; unemployment; Medicare and other state and federal payroll taxes; and, other required withholdings for CONTRACTOR’s employees. CONTRACTOR’s performance of these responsibilities shall be considered proof of its status as an independent contractor in fact. Proof of such control and responsibility shall be submitted by CONTRACTOR to CARRIER as required by CARRIER and may include, but not be limited to, proof of highway use tax being currently paid, proof of income tax being currently paid, and proof of payment of payroll tax for CONTRACTOR’s drivers. For the purposes of this section, the term CONTRACTOR refers to the owner of the Equipment as well as drivers that may be operating the Equipment on behalf of the owner. As required by law, CARRIER agrees to file information tax returns (Form 1099) on behalf of CONTRACTOR if CONTRACTOR is paid more than the statutory amount in compensation during a calendar year.
  1. BREACH. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, this Agreement may be terminated immediately, at any time, by either party in the event of a party’s actual or threatened commitment of a felony or intentional tort; violation of, or failure to comply fully with, the requirements of any applicable federal, state, local, and foreign authorities, including but not limited to DOT, state, provincial, or local highway safety, vehicle inspection, vehicle maintenance, traffic, road, truck size-and-weight, hazardous materials transportation, cargo security, or other laws and regulations (“Applicable Law”); material breach of this Agreement; or the occurrence of an “accident,“ as that term is defined by FMCSA in

49 C.F.R. § 390.5, that, in CARRlER’s reasonable judgment, was caused in whole or in part by CONTRACTOR’s negligence, gross negligence, or willful misconduct. In the event of a breach, the non- breaching party may elect to terminate the Agreement by giving immediate oral, followed by written, notice of termination to the offending party. If, in CARRIER’s judgment, CONTRACTOR has subjected CARRIER to liability because of CONTRACTOR’s acts or omissions, CARRIER may take possession of the shipment entrusted to CONTRACTOR and complete performance. In such event, CONTRACTOR shall waive any recourse against CARRIER for such action and CONTRACTOR shall reimburse CARRIER for all direct or indirect costs, expenses, or damages, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, incurred by CARRIER as a result of CARRlER’s taking possession of the shipment and completing performance.

  • CONTRACTOR NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE PRODUCTS, EQUIPMENT, OR SERVICES FROM CARRIER. CONTRACTOR is not required to purchase or rent any products, equipment, or service from CARRIER as a condition of entering into this Agreement. In the event CONTRACTOR elects to purchase or rent equipment from CARRIER or from any third party, for which the purchase or rental contract gives CARRIER the right to make deductions from CONTRACTOR’s settlement, then the parties mutually agree to attach and incorporate each such contract, specifying all terms thereof, to this Agreement as a separate addendum.
  • PASSENGER AUTHORIZATION. As required by 49 C.F.R. g 392.60, CONTRACTOR shall not allow any passengers to ride in the Equipment unless authorized in writing by CARRIER as required by law. Before passenger authorization will be given by CARRIER, CONTRACTOR (or its driver) and the passenger requesting authorization shall submit a fully executed Passenger Authorization and Release of Liability form to CARRIER for prior approval. This form is provided by CARRlER’s Safety Department, but CONTRACTOR is responsible for obtaining, completing, and submitting when necessary.
  • LOADING AND UNLOADING. In the event the shipper or consignee does not assume loading and unloading responsibilities, CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for the loading or unloading of property transported on behalf of CARRIER at CONTRACTOR’s expense.
  • CONFIDENTIALITY. CONTRACTOR hereby recognizes and acknowledges that any list of CARRlER’s customers, as it may exist now or from time to time, is a valuable, special, and unique asset of the business of CARRIER. CONTRACTOR agrees, during and after the term of this Agreement, not to disclose the list of CARRlER’s customers or any part thereof to any person, firm, corporation, association, or other entity for any reason or purpose whatsoever without CARRlER’s prior written consent. CONTRACTOR agrees to preserve as “Confidential Matters”, all trade secrets, know-how and information relating to CARRlER’s business, forms, processes, developments, sales, and promotional systems, prices, and operations, which information may be obtained from tariffs, contracts, freight bills, letters, reports, disclosures, reproductions, books, records, or other contractors, and other sources of any kind resulting from this Agreement. CONTRACTOR agrees to regard such Confidential Matters as the sole property of CARRIER, and shall not publish, disclose, or disseminate the same to others without the written consent of CARRIER. In the event of any breach or threatened breach by CONTRACTOR of the provisions of this paragraph, CARRIER shall be entitled to an injunction, restraining CONTRACTOR from disclosing, in whole or in part, the list of CARRlER’s customers, and all other Confidential Matters. CONTRACTOR agrees that CARRIER will be irreparably damaged in the event of any breach of this provision by CONTRACTOR. Accordingly, in addition to any other legal or equitable remedies that may be available to CARRIER, CONTRACTOR agrees that CARRIER will be able to seek and obtain immediate injunctive relief in the form of a temporary restraining order without notice, preliminary injunction, or permanent injunction against CONTRACTOR to enforce this confidentiality provision. CARRIER shall not be required to post any bond or other security and shall not be required to demonstrate any actual injury or damage to obtain injunctive relief from the courts. Nothing hereunder shall be construed as prohibiting CARRIER from pursuing any remedies available to CARRIER at law or in equity for such breach, including the recovery of monetary damages from CONTRACTOR.
  • NON-SOLICITATION. During the term of this Agreement and for 2 YEARS after any termination of this Agreement, CONTRACTOR will not, without the prior written consent of the CARRIER, either directly or indirectly, solicit or attempt to solicit, divert or hire away any person employed by the CARRIER or any customer of the CARRIER.
  • BENEFIT AND ASSIGNMENT. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties to this Agreement and their respective successors. CONTRACTOR may not assign or subcontract all or a portion of its obligations to another party without the prior written consent of CARRIER.
  • NOTICE. All notices required or permitted by this Agreement shall be in writing delivered personally, by postage prepaid, first class mail, by facsimile machine to the addresses or fax number shown at the end of this Agreement, or by appropriate electronic means as outlined in Appendix D.
  • NON-WAIVER. The failure or refusal of either party to insist upon the strict performance of any provision of this Agreement, or to exercise any right in any one or more instances or circumstances shall not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment of such provision or right, nor shall such failure or refusal be deemed a customary practice contrary to such provision or right.
  • SEVERABILITY. If any Agreement or its appendices is deemed invalid for any reason whatsoever, the Agreement shall be void only as to such provision, and this Agreement shall remain otherwise binding between the parties. Any provision voided by operation of the foregoing sall be replaced with provisions which shall be as close as the parties’ original intent as permitted under applicable law.
  • GOVERNING LAW AND CHOICE OF FORUM. This Agreement is to be governed by the laws of the United States and of the State of MAINE, without regard to the choice-of-law rules of MAINE or any other jurisdiction. The parties further agree that any claim or dispute arising from or in connection with this Agreement or otherwise with respect to the overall relationship between the parties, whether under federal, state, local, or foreign law, shall be brought exclusively in state or federal courts located in PENOBSCOT County, MAINE.
  • COMPLETE AGREEMENT. The Agreement (including the Appendices and any addendums) constitute the entire agreement between CARRIER and CONTRACTOR pertaining to the subject matter contained herein and fully replaces and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings. No supplement, modification, or amendment to the Agreement shall be binding unless in writing and signed by both CARRIER and CONTRACTOR, except as otherwise provided with respect to deductions in Section 3 of Appendix A and insurance deductions in Section 6 of Appendix B. No waiver of any of the provisions of the Agreement shall constitute a waiver of any other provisions whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be deemed effective or binding upon the CONTRACTOR unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, CARRIER and CONTRACTOR hereby sign this Agreement as of the date stated above.

  CARRIER CONTRACTOR
Company Name OneClick Transportation, LLC   
Mailing Address    
PO Box    
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Street Address sa me as above
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Phone 60  
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RECEIPTS

Appendix A CONTRACTOR’s Compensation

  1. COMPENSATION. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing between the parties, CARRIER shall pay CONTRACTOR based upon one of the following schedules:

PERCENTAGE BASED COMPENSATION

  1. For haulage of loads tendered by CARRIER:

Tractor Only 71 % of Adjusted Gross Revenue (“AGR”)

Tractor and Trailer 81 % of AGR

  • Adjusted Gross Revenue. AGR shall mean all revenue (including Accessorial Service Charges listed below) received by CARRIER from the shippers, consignees, or other carriers for commodities hauled by CONTRACTOR under this Agreement, reduced by: (a) any and ali expenses attributed to accessorial services paid to a third party or to CONTRACTOR by CARRIER; (b) the amount paid to any third party by CARRIER in relation to movement of the load, including without limitation, amounts paid to other contractors as a pro-rata payment for their participation in the movement of a load; (c) any amount paid by CARRIER to interline or augmenting carriers; (d) any warehouse or storage charges; (e) any revenue received by CARRIER as an excess value or insurance charge on high value shipments; (f) all incentives, discounts or commissions given to CARRlER’s customers or other third parties; and (g) amounts paid or accrued for certain specialized trailers and excessive trailer spotting situations.

           Accessorial Service Charges. The percentages of accessorial charges, including Tractor Detention, Deadhead Flat Amount, Detention at Loading, Detention at Consignee, Layover, Loading/Unloading Charges, NYC Surcharge, Out of Route Miles, Redelivery, Returned Load, Spot Rate, Stop Off Fees, Truck Ordered Not used, and Toils shall be paid to CONTRACTOR based upon the same percentage of AGR listed above. Accessorial Service Charges shall not be paid by CARRIER until approved by customer.

d) Final Determination of Settlements. CONTRACTOR acknowledges that it is his or her responsibility to timely review and vertfy the accuracy of all settlements. Further, both CONTRACTOR and CARRIER agree that all settlements shall be fina(, and that nelthef party will make a claim or bring action against one another without notification in writing of any discrepancies or additional claims within forty-five (45) days of CARRIER issuing said settlement payment. Both parties agree to correct the settlement immediately.

  • FUEL SURCHARGE. CONTRACTOR shall be paid fuel surcharge on all loaded miles, based on the CARRIER’s fuel surcharge arrangement with each individual customer. Therefore, whatever amount is warranted by the customer for fuel surcharge to the CARRIER is passed through to the CONTRACTOR.
  • CHARGE BACK ITEMS. The following items shall be charged back and deducted from CONTRACTOR’s compensation or from CONTRACTOR’s Escrow Fund in the event that CONTRACTOR’s compensation is insufficient:
CHARGE BACK ITEM COST ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGE
Advances in Compensation Actual $5.00
Fuel Actual $0.40 / $0.85 per transaction
Fuel Tax Calculation and Filing None $75.00 per quarter
Other Operating Expenses Actual $40.00 per week
IRP Plate Amounts over $1,850.00* $75.00 per year
Cargo Claim (per claim) Actual up to $5,000.00 None
C.O.D. Charges Actual None
Fines and Penalties Actual $75.00
Trailer Damage Ac(ual up to $10,000.00 None
Insurance Costs See Appendix B See Appendix B
Auto Liabi(ity Claim (per claim) Actual up to $10,000.00 None
All Maintenance expenses Purchased atPottle*s and/or OneClick Sales and Service Cost + Markup Current Hourly Rate
All maintenance expenses purchased onthe road through OneClick and/or OneClick Sales and Service COSt Current Hourly Rate

CONTRACTOR agrees that CARRIER may charge back to CONTRACTOR any other expenses or cost incurred by CARRIER for which CONTRACTOR is responsible for under this Agreement or as otherwise agreed to by the parties. CONTRACTOR hereby waives any objection to any charge back item unless CONTRACTOR notifies CARRIER in writing of CONTRACTOR’s disagreement with such charge back within thirty (30) days of the charge back.

CONTRACTOR agrees if CONTRACTOR wants labor performed at CARRlER’s maintenance facility then the parts included in the work must be purchased at CARRlER’s maintenance facility. CARRIER may deny working on the equipment of the CONTRACTOR if CONTRACTOR purchases parts elsewhere.

4. LICENSE PLATE RENEWAL INCENTIVE PROGRAM.

Upon completion of CARRIER obtaining a base plate under the International Registration Plan (“IRP”) in CARRIER’s name for use by CONTRACTOR, CONTRACTOR shall receive the following additional compensation to be applied to the renewal of their License Plate, based on overall dispatched miles, which shall be paid as set forth below:

Up to $ 1,850.00, at last settlement of the CONTRACTOR’s anniversary year if CONTRACTOR moves at least One Hundred Four Thousand {104,000) dispatched miles or generates a minimum of One Hundred Fiftv Thousand dollars ($150,000) in Adiusted Gross Revenue in an anniversary year. The incentive may be prorated at the discretion of the CARRIER if CONTRACTOR does not meet the minimum requirements.

Upon completion of CONTRACTOR obtaining a base plate under the IRP in CONTRACTOR’s name, as well as obtaining an active Independent Contractor Agreement, CONTRACTOR will be reimbursed up to $1,850.00 in monthly installments. A receipt with the total base plate amount must be shown prior to receiving any reimbursement. The monthly installments will begin 30 days from the date on the receipt and will not be paid for incomplete months where the Independent Contractor Agreement was made inactive.

  • CHANGES IN EXISTING DEDUCTION ITEMS, If an item in any of the above columns will be changing, CONTRACTOR shall be so notified by personal delivery, fax, or other written notice. In any event, CONTRACTOR shall not be subject to any such change until ten (10) calendar days after such notice or such later time as is set forth in the notice. CONTRACTOR’s failure, by the end of ten (10) calendar days after such notice, to notify CARRIER of any objection to the change shall constitute CONTRACTOR’s express consent and authorization to CARRIER to implement the change and modify accordingly the deductions from CONTRACTOR’s Settlement Compensation, beginning immediately after the ten-day period. Such modified amounts shall replace and supersede those shown in the table in Section 3 above. If CONTRACTOR fails to notify CARRIER of CONTRACTOR’s objection within the ten-day period — or if CONTRACTOR notifies CARRIER of CONTRACTOR’s objection within the ten-day period and the parties are then unable to resolve the matter, the parties shall each have the right to terminate the Agreement immediately thereafter. Once the change becomes effective, CONTRACTOR still retains the right to terminate the Agreement in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 2 of the Agreement (although CONTRACTOR shall remain subject to the change until the effective date and time of CONTRACTOR’s termination).

THIS APPENDIX is agreed to by the undersigned parties as of the latest date set forth below.

  CARRIER CONTRACYOR
Company Name OneClick Transportation, LLC   
Signature    
Printed Name    
Date Signed    

Appendix B

INSURANCE AND ALLOCATION OF LIABILITY

  1. CARRIER’S INSURANCE OBLIGATIONS. It shall be CARRlER’s responsibility, pursuant to DOT regulations promulgated under 49 U.S.C. § 13906 and pursuant to applicable state laws, to provide public liability, property damage, and cargo liability insurance for the Equipment at all times while the Equipment is being operated on behalf of CARRIER. However, CARRIER’s possession of such insurance shall in no way affect GARRIER’s rights of indemnification against CONTRACTOR as provided for in this Agreement.
  • CONTRACTOR’S INSURANCE OBLIGATIONS. CONTRACTOR shall maintain, at its sole cost and expense, the following minimum insurance coverages during this Agreement:
  • NON-TRUCKING LIABILITY. CONTRACTOR shall procure, carry, and maintain public liability and property damage insurance which shall provide coverage to CONTRACTOR whenever the Equipment (as well as any CARRIER trailer) is not being operated on behalf of CARRIER (including, but not limited to, whenever the Equipment is being operated on behalf of others in accordance with the trip lease requirements set forth under federal law in 49 C.F.R. § 376.12(c)(2) or whenever the Equipment is being operated on behalf of CONTRACTOR alone) in a combined single limit of not less than One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) for injury or death to any person or for damages to property in any one occurrence. Such coverage shall be no less comprehensive than the coverage CARRIER will facilitate on CONTRACTOR’s behalf if CONTRACTOR so chooses, as provided in Section 5 of this Appendix. In addition, such coverage shall be primary to any other insurance that may be available from CARRIER. CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for all deductible amounts and for any loss or damage in excess of the policy limit.
  • WORKERS’ COMPENSATION/OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE. CONTRACTOR shall provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for CONTRACTOR (if a natural person), all of its employees and agents, anyone driving the Equipment, and any other persons required to be covered under the worker’s compensation law of any state that is reasonably likely to have jurisdiction over CONTRACTOR’s business operations and in amounts not less than the statutory limits required by such applicable state law. The worker’s compensation insurance policy shall provide principal coverage in MAINE as well as the state in which the work is principally localized, and shall provide “other states coverage” that excludes only North Dakota, Ohio, Washington, and Wyoming, As evidence of such coverage, CONTRACTOR shall provide CARRIER with a copy of the insurance policy declarations page for CARRIER’s verification before operating the Equipment under this Agreement. Such coverage shall be no less comprehensive than the coverage CARRIER will facilitate on CONTRACTOR’s behalf if CONTRACTOR so chooses, as provided in Section 5 of this Appendix. If (a) CONTRACTOR is the sole owner and the sole and exclusive operator of the Equipment and (b) the state in which the work is principally localized is not Colorado, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, or North Carolina, then CONTRACTOR may, as an alternative to obtaining workers’ compensation coverage, obtain occupational accident insurance policy that includes either an endorsement or a separate policy provision whereby the insurer provides, or agrees to provide, workers’ compensation coverage that becomes effective for a claim by CONTRACTOR alleging employee status. Such occupational accident insurance coverage shall be no less comprehensive than the coverage CARRIER will facilitate on CONTRACTOR’s behalf if CONTRACTOR so chooses, as provided in Section 5 of this Appendix.
 
   

APPENDIXB

  • OTHER INSURANCE. In addition to the insurance coverages required under this Agreement, it is CONTRACTOR’S responsibility to procure, carry and maintain any fire, theft, uninsured and/or underinsured motorist, and physical damage (collision), or other insurance coverage that CONTRACTOR may desire for the Equipment or for CONTRACTOR’s health care or other needs. As provided in this Agreement, CONTRACTOR holds CARRIER harmless with respect to loss of or damage to CONTRACTOR’s Equipment, trailer, or other property, and CARRIER has no responsibility to procure, carry, or maintain any insurance covering loss of or damage to CONTRACTOR’s Equipment, trailer, or other property. CONTRACTOR acknowledges that CARRIER may, and CONTRACTOR hereby authorizes CARRIER to, waive and reject no-fault, uninsured, and underinsured motorist coverage from CARRlER’s insurance policies to the extent allowed under MAINE law (or such other state law where the Equipment is principally garaged), and CONTRACTOR shall cooperate in the completion of all necessary documentation for such waiver, election, or rejection.
  • REQUIREMENTS A„PPLICABLE TO A„LL OF CONTRA„CTOR’S INSURANCE COVERAGES. CONTRACTOR shall procure insurance policies providing the above-described coverages solely from insurance carriers that are A.M. Best “A”-rated, and CONTRACTOR shall not operate the Equipment under this Agreement unless and until CARRIER has determined that the policies are acceptable (CARRlER’s approval shall not be unreasonably withheld). CONTRACTOR shall furnish to CARRIER written certificates obtained from CONTRACTOR’S insurance carriers showing that all insurance coverages required above have been procured from A.M. Best “A” rated insurance carriers, that the coverages are being properly maintained, and that the premiums thereof are paid. Each insurance certificate shall specify the name of the insurance carrier, the policy number, and the expiration date; list CARRIER as an additional insured with primary coverage; and show that written notice of cancellation or modification of the policy shall be given to CARRIER at least thirty (30) days prior to such cancellation or modification.
  • CONTRACTOR*S LIABILITY IF REQUIRED COVERAGES ARE NOT MAINTAINED. In addition to CONTRACTOR’s hold harmless/indemnity obligations to GARRIER under the Agreement, CONTRACTOR agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold CARRIER harmless from any direct, indirect, or consequential loss, damage, fine, expense, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, actions, claim for injury to persons, including death, and damage to property that CARRIER may incur arising out of or in connection with CONTRACTOR’S failure to maintain the insurance coverages required by this Agreement. In addition, CONTRACTOR, on behalf of its insurer, expressly waives all subrogation rights against CARRIER, and, in the event of a subrogation action brought by CONTRACTOR’s insurer, CONTRACTOR agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold CARRIER harmless from such claim.
  • AVAJLABILITY OF INSURANCE FACILITATED BY CARRIER.  CONTRACTOR may, if it so chooses by initiating one or more boxes in the right-hand column of the attached “CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE,” authorize CARRIER to facilitate, on CONTRACTOR’S behalf, the insurance coverages required or made optional by this Agreement. In any such case, CARRIER shall deduct, from CONTRACTOR settlement compensation, amounts reflecting all of CARRlER’s expense and cost in obtaining and administering such coverage. in addition, if CONTRACTOR fails to provide proper evidence of the purchase or maintenance of the insurance required above, then CARRIER is authorized but not required to obtain such insurance at CONTRACTOR’s expense and deduct, from CONTRACTOR’s settlement compensation, amounts reflecting all of CARRlER’s expense in obtaining and administering such coverage. CONTRACTOR recognizes that CARRIER is not in the business of selling insurance, and any insurance coverage requested by CONTRACTOR from CARRIER is subject to all of the terms, conditions, and exclusions of the actual policy issued by the insurance underwriter. CARRIER shall ensure that CONTRACTOR is provided with a certificate of insurance (as required by 49 C.F.R. § 376.12(j)(2)) for each insurance policy under which the CONTRACTOR has authorized CARRIER to facilitate insurance coverage from the insurance underwriter (each such certificate to include the name of the insurer, the policy number, the effective dates of the policy, the amounts and types of coverage, the cost to CONTRACTOR for each type of coverage, and the deductible amount for each type of coverage for which CONTRACTOR may be liable), and CARRIER shall provide CONTRACTOR with a copy of each policy upon request
 
   
  • CHANGES IN COST OR OTHER DETAILS OF.„COVERAGES. If CARRIER is facilitating any insurance coverages for CONTRACTOR pursuant to Section 5 of this Appendix and the cost to CONTRACTOR for, or other details of, a coverage changes from the information listed in the attached ”CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE”, CONTRACTOR will be so notified by personal delivery, fax, other written notice, or by appropriate electronic means as outlined in Appendix D. In any event, CONTRACTOR shall not be subject to any such change until ten (10) calendar days after such notice or such later time as is set forth in the notice. CONTRACTOR’s failure, by the end of ten (10) calendar days after such notice, to notify CARRIER of any objection to the change shall constitute CONTRACTOR’s express consent and authorization to CARRIER to implement the change and modify accordingly the deductions from CONTRACTOR’s settlement compensation, beginning immediately  after  the 10- day period. Such modified amounts shall replace and supersede those shown in the Certificate of Insurance and CARRIER shall not have an obligation to also provide a revised Certificate of Insurance. If CONTRACTOR fails to notify CARRIER of any objection within the 10-day period — or if CONTRACTOR notifies CARRIER of its objection within the 10-day period and CONTRACTOR and CARRIER are then unable to resolve the matter to their mutual satisfaction — CONTRACTOR and CARRIER shall each have the right to terminate this Agreement effective immediately upon the change becoming effective (although CONTRACTOR shall remain subject to the change until CONTRACTOR’s termination’s effective date and time).

THIS APPENDIX is agreed to by the undersigned parties as of the latest date set forth below.

  CARRIER CONTRACTOR
Company Name OneClick Transportation, LLC   
Signature    
Printed Name C    
Date Signed 5    
 
   

APFENDIXB

CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE

CONTRACTOR hereby requests CARRIER, through its insurer, to facilitate on CONTRACTOR’s behalf (if they are available) the insurance coverages CONTRACTOR has selected by placing CONTRACTOR’s initials in the right-hand column below:

 TYPE OF COVERAGE INITIAL ”YES” TO REQUEST COVERAGE
1. Non-Truckinq Liability Insurance:Name of Insurer.’ Great American Insurance CompanyPolicy /Vo: GTP3165916  Effective Date(s) of Coverage: See insurance Cerfif/cafe Amount of Coverage: $ 1,000,000 com6fnecf sinq/e limitCurenf Cost to CONTRACTOR.’ $ 33.00 per unit of Equipment per month Deducf/he for Which CONTRACTOR Is Liable: $ 0.00 per occurrence    YES  NO
Occupational Accident Insurance: Name of Insurer: Greaf Amer can /nsttrance Company Policy No: OA3165889Effective Date(s) of Coverage: See Insurance Certificate Amount of Coverage: See Schecfu/e of BenefitsCurrent Cosf to CONTRACTOR: $ 125.00 per month (COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO A SOLE-PROPRIETORCONTRACTOR WHO IS EXCLUSIVE DRIVER OF THE EQUIPMENT.] Deductible for Which CONTRACTOR Is Liable: .    YES   NO
 TYPE OF COVERAGE INITIAL ’W’ES” TO REQUESTCOVERAGE
3. Physical Damage Insurance on Tractor: Name of Insurer: Great American insurance Company Policy No. GT’P3I65916 Effective Date(s) of Coverage: See Insurance Certificate Amount of’Coverage: Insured value, as specified by CONTRACTOR, of75,47”5.- 0” 0  ;Current Cost to CONTRACTOR: @212.59 per month (based on mode/year of unit of Equipment covered}Deductible for Which CONTRACTOR Is Liable: $ 1,000.00 per occurrence    YES   NO

THIS APPENDIX is agreed to by the undersigned parties as of the latest date set forth below.

  CARRIER CONTRACTOR
Company name ONECLICK TRANSPORTATION LLC   
 Signature    
Printed Name    
Date Signed    

Appendix ESCROW

As authorized by Paragraph 9 of the Agreement, CARRIER shall establish and administer an escrow fund, which CONTRACTOR and CARRIER agree shall be governed by the following terms and conditions (the “Escrow Fund”):

  1. PRINCIPAL. The amount of principal to be held in the Escrow Fund shall be a minimum of $1,000.00 unless otherwise approved by CARRIER, which amount is to be deducted from CONTRACTOR’s compensation at $150.00 per week beginning the firs( week of services provided by CONTRACTOR under the Agreement. The specific items listed below will be deducted from amount exceeding the principal amount in escrow. If, at any time, the principal amount isn’t enough to cover the specific items to be deducted, and/or if the principal amount in escrow falls below $1,000.00, CONTRACTOR authorizes CARRIER to deduct from CONTRACTOR’s compensation.
  • SPECIFIC ITEMS TO WHICH ESCROW FUND MAY BE APPLIED. The Escrow Fund shall be held by CARRIER for the purpose of insuring compliance with the provisions of the Agreement. The specific items to which the Escrow Fund shall apply are all advances, expenses, fuel taxes, tolls (Appendix G), taxes, fees, fines, penalties, damages, losses, other operating expenses, or other amounts paid, owed, or incurred by CARRIER, or owed by CONTRACTOR to a third party under a purchase or rental contract, that are CONTRACTOR’s responsibility under the Agreement– specifically, the charge-back and deduction items set forth in Appendix A and all other appendixes (hereafter “Escrow Items”) — to the extent that the amounts owed by CONTRACTOR for such Escrow Items exceed CONTRACTOR’s earned and payable compensation at the time of any settlement or final accounting.
  • ACCOUNTINGS. While the Escrow Fund is under CARRlER’s control, CARRIER shall provide an accounting to CONTRACTOR, no less frequently than monthly, of all transactions involving such funds by clearly indicating on individual settlement sheets the amount and description of any deduction or addition made to the Escrow Fund. In addition, upon CONTRAGTOR’s request, GARRIER shall provide CONTRACTOR with an accounting of any transactions involving CONTRACTOR’s Escrow Fund.
  • FINAL SETTLEMENT. To have any remaining balance in the Escrow Fund returned following termination of the Agreement, CONTRACTOR must first comply with all of the specific obligations set forth in the Agreement and make payments to CARRIER for all Escrow Items. At the time of the return of any remaining balance in the Escrow Fund, CARRIER may deduct monies for all Escrow Items. Such deductions shall be limited to amounts CARRIER actually spends, incurs, or owes to a third party, or that CONTRACTOR owes to CARRIER or a third party under a purchase or rental contract, before termination of this Agreement or, with respect to any CONTRACTOR obligation triggered by termination, including any expenses (including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees) incurred by CARRIER in seeking the return of its identification devices and other property, all amounts CARRIER actually spends, incurs, or owes to a third party upon termination or within forty-five (45) days thereafter. CARRIER shall not make deductions from the Escrow Fund for items for which, by the end of forty-five (45) days after termination, neither CONTRACTOR nor CARRIER has yet made an expenditure or incurred a quantified, legally binding obligation to pay. CARRIER shall provide a final accounting to CONTRACTOR of all such final deductions made from the Escrow Fund within forty-five (45) days from the date of termination of the Agreement.
  • RETURN OF ESCROW BALANCE. In no event shall the Escrow Fund, less any final deductions pursuant to the above provision, be returned to CONTRACTOR later than forty-five (45) days from the date of termination of this Agreement. CARRlER’s use, or post-termination return to CONTRACTOR, of any balance in the Escrow Fund shall not constitute a waiver of CARRlER’s right to recover, through arbitration or other available legal means, any additional amounts CONTRACTOR owes, or comes to owe, CARRIER under this Agreement.

THIS APPENDIX is agreed to by the undersigned parties as of the latest date set forth below.

  CARRIER.   
Company Name OneClick Transportation, LLC   
Signature    
Printed Name    
Date Signed    
 
   

APPENDIXC

Appendix D

CONSENT TO CONDUCT BUSINESS USING ELECTRONIC METHODS

Pursuant to Regulatory Guidance Concerning Electronic Signatures and Documents, 76 Fed. Reg. 411 (Jan. 4, 2011), issued by the FMCSA, CONTRACTOR and CARRIER hereby consent and agree to conduct business using the following electronic method: /ema//, tax/. This consent encompasses the use of electronic methods to transmit and effect the signature of any document, including, without limitation, any supplement, modification, amendment, notice, consent and/or waiver, required by this Agreement or required by FMCSA regulations to be generated and maintained (or exchanged by private parties), including, without limitation, applications, driver histories and other qualification records, leases formed under 49 C.F.R. Part 376, driver-vehicle inspection reports, and records of duty status. CONTRACTOR agrees that the above electronic method, which CARRIER has adopted to effect electronic signatures: (1) identifies and authenticates CONTRACTOR as the source of the electronic communication; (2) indicates CONTRACTOR’s approval of the information contained in the electronic communication; and (3) produces an electronic document with the same integrity, accuracy, and accessibility as a paper document or handwritten signature. Either party may elect, with respect to any document, to use a manual/hardcopy signature, provided that such election shall not preclude the other party from applying an electronic signature to the same document.

THIS APPENDIX is agreed to by the undersigned parties as of the latest date set forth below.

  CARRIER CONTRACTOR
Company Name OneClick Transportation, LLC   
 Signature    
Printed Name    
Date Signed    

Appendix E

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

CARRIER and CONTRACTOR agree to enter into an Agreement for the purpose of installation, and ongoing operation of the Electronic Logging Device Communication System (“ELD”) identified below.

  1. CARRIER POLICY. CONTRACTOR must own and operate the specified type of ELD provided by CARRIER. The specified type of ELD is listed in paragraph 2 below.
  • REQUIREMENTS. CONTRACTOR agrees to provide CARRIER with the Serial Number and Date of Installation to CARRIER upon the signing of this Agreement. CONTRACTOR must also abide by the following requirements to in fact have a qualified ELD approved by CARRIER that must integrate and link to CARRIERS current ELD system. The ELD must be purchased through the CARRIERS current ELD provider, and must be the latest system currently being purchased by CARRIER at the time this Agreement is signed. The CONTRAGTOR must also fully own and operate the following Mobile Communications Applications: Driver Login, Messaging, Hours of Service, Vehicle inspection Reporting (VIR), Critical Event Recording (CER), and Performance Monitoring.
  • lNSTALLATlON. Whether the CONTRACTOR purchases ELD system through CARRIER or through CARRIERS ELD provider, the ELD system identified in this Agreement shall be installed by the CARRIER, or its representatives. If CARRIER opts to purchase unit from CARRiER, CONTRACTOR agrees to pay CARRIERS current cost for the unit as well as labor for the installation. CARRIER will use caution in installation of ELD, but will not be responsible for damage to contractor’s truck.
  • TERMINATION. If the INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR OPERATING AGREEMENT is terminated by either party, the ELD system must be uninstalled within five (5) days of the termination, by the CARRIER or an authorized ELD dealer assigned by CARRIER and returned to CARRIER at 15 Page Road West, Hermon, ME 04401. If unit is lost or damaged at the time of termination or does not get uninstalled within five (5) days of termination, CONTRACTOR agrees to pay CARRIER current cost of the unit. CARRIER will use caution in the removal of the unit, but will not be responsible for damage to the CONTRACTOR’s truck. The cost of the removal of the unit is $250.00 which is not dependent on location or source of removal.
  • COLLECTION/DEFAULT. If the below identified ELD equipment is not immediately returned to the company upon default of the lease, all retrieval costs incurred by CARRIER, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees, shall be paid by CONTRACTOR.

Serial Number Date Installed:

    THIS APPENDIX is agreed to by the undersigned parties as of the latest date set forth below.

  CARRIER CONTRACTOR
Company Name OneClick Transportation, LLC Ke  
Signature    
Printed Name Ke  
Date Signed 6  

Appendix F

PREPASS PLUS TRANSPONDER

CARRIER and CONTRACTOR agree to enter into this agreement for the purpose of installation, and ongoing operation of the PrePass Plus Transponder System identified below.

  1.  NSTALLATION. The PrePass Plus Transponder unit identified in this Appendix shall be provided by the CARRIER, or its representatives once the Escrow has obtained the minimum requirement as outlined in Appendix C.
  • TOLLS & FEES. CARRIER will charge all tolls and related fees associated with this transponder to the CONTRACTOR’s Escrow Fund (Appendix C).
  • TERMINATION. If the INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT is terminated by either party, the PrePass Plus Transponder unit must be returned to CARRIER at 15 Page Road West, Hermon, ME 04401.
  • COLLECTION/DEFAULT. If the below identified PrePass Plus Transponder equipment is not returned to CONTRACTOR within five (5) days of termination, CONTRACTOR shall pay a $250.00 transponder replacement fee plus all retrieval costs incurred by CARRIER, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees.

Device ID

Date Provided:

THIS APPENDIX is agreed to by the undersigned parties as of the latest date set forth below.

  CARRIER : :CONTRACTOR . “
Company Name OneClick Transportation, LLC   
Signature    
Printed Name C    
Date Signed 5    

Appendix G

EVENT RECORDING CAMERA

CARRIER and CONTRACTOR agree to enter into this Agreement for the purpose of installation, and ongoing operation of the Event Recording Camera (“ERC”) identified below.

  1. CARRIER POLICY. CONTRACTOR must use the specified type of ERC provided by CARRIER. The specified type of ERC is listed in paragraph 2 below.
  • REQUIREMENTS. CARRIER will provide all necessary parts, including but not limited to the camera, brackets, and wiring, to successfully complete the installation of the ERC. The ERC provided will be the latest ERC unit currently being purchased by CARRJER at the time this Appendix is signed. CONTRACTOR must abide by all CARRIER policies related to ERCs. The ERC used in the CONTRACTOR’s truck must be the specified one provided by CARRIER. CARRIER will also provide proper training to CONTRACTOR on how to use the ERC upon the installation of this unit.
  • INSTALLATION. The ERC identified in this Appendix shall be installed by CARRIER or its representatives. CARRIER will use caution in installation of the ERC but will not be responsible for damage to CONTRACTOR’s truck. CARRIER will cover the parts and labor for the installation of this ERC.
  • TERMINATION. If the Agreement is terminated by either party, the ERC must be uninstalled within five (5) days of the termination by CARRIER or at an authorized ERC facility approved by CARRIER and returned to CARRIER at 15 Page Road West, Hermon, ME 04401. CARRIER will use caution in the removal of the ERC, but will not be responsible for damage to the CONTRACTOR’s truck. The cost of the removal of the ERC is $250.00.
  • COLLECTION/DEFAULT. If the ERC is lost or damaged at the time of termination or is not uninstalled within five (5) days of termination, CONTRACTOR shall pay an ERC replacement fee in the amount of the current cost of the ERC, plus all retrieval costs incurred by CARRIER, including court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees.

Serial NumberLKHBC128

Date Installed: Previously

THIS APPENDIX is agreed to by the undersigned parties as of the latest date set forth below.

  CARRIER CONTRACTOR
Company Name OneClick Transportation, LLC Ke  
Signature    
Printed Name C    
Date Signed 5    

 

CARRIER INSPECTION OF CONTRACTOR’S EQUIPMENT

               
Air Compressor /     Breakaway, Emergency     ,/
Brakes, Service ,     Brakes, Service      
Brakes, Parking /     Brake Connections     /
Clutch – Transmission       Hoses, Air   /  
Exhaust System \,/     Identification   /  
Fuel System   /     Landing Gear      
Fifth Wheel       Lights & Reflectors   /  
Heat – Defroster       Mud Flaps      
Hoses – Air /     Pickup Plate   /  
identification \,//     Tires & Wheels      
Indicator, Air W¿       Springs /    
Lights – Reflectors /     Undercarriage /    
Licenses y     Other /    
Mirrors         /    
Safety Equipment              
Speedometer \,//            
Springs £/         /    
Steering \/ ,          
Tires & Wheels \ /          
Wipers /            
Warning System, Air              
Other              
 
   

Tractor #: Trailer #:

Current Tractor Hub Miles:  ,

Testaments Signature Date
I hereby certify that I carefully inspected the abovea nd this is a true and correct report of the same.      
I hereby certify that the person who made theinspection covered by this report was competent and qualified to make such inspection and was duly authorized to make such sn inspection as a representative of this company.      

P/eOse love Bangor shop or Pattie’s Sales & Service complete this and return to OneClick.

ADDENDUM TO

ONECLICK TRANSPORTATION, LLC INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR OPERATING AGREEMENT

ADDENDUM REGARDING VOLUNTARY MAINTENANCE ESCROW FUND

The undersigned contractor (“CONTRACTOR”), under the OneClick Transportation, LLC, Independent Contractor Operating Agreement (the “Agreement”) entered into with ONECLICK TRANSPORTATION, LLC (“CARRIER”), and CARRIER agree, pursuant to Section 30 of the Agreement, to amend the Agreement by adding the following:

CARRIER shall establish and administer a Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund, which CONTRACTOR and CARRIER agree shall be governed by the following terms and conditions:

  1. PRINCIPAL. The amount of principal to be held in the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund shall have no minimum balance; provided, however, CONTRACTOR agrees that in requesting CARRIER to administer the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund, CARRIER will deduct and maintain no

less than 200 per settlement (“Minimum Escrow Balance”) in CONTRACTOR’s Voluntary Maintenance

Escrow Fund. Funding of the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund is to be deducted from CONTRACTOR’s compensation beginning the first week of services provided by CONTRACTOR under the Agreement, using one or more of the following options, in the amount(s) set forth below or the Minimum Escrow Balance, whichever is greater:

  1. at $ per mile
  • amount of per settlement
  • of gross settlement
    • of amount over net settlement of $ 
    • of amount over net settlement of $ 

To the extent amounts owed by CONTRACTOR for Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Items, as defined in Section 2 below, exceed the available balance in the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund, CARRIER will extend a line of credit to CONTRACTOR in an amount up to $_0 . Any amount extended by

CARRIER, beyond the available balance of CONTRACTOR’s Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund, will be treated as an advance and CARRIER is authorized to deduct such advanced funds from CONTRACTOR’s next settlement, in addition to the Minimum Escrow Balance. In the event CONTRACTOR’s next settlement is not sufficient to satisfy deductions for both CARRIER’s advance and the Minimum Escrow Balance, priority will be given to CARRIER’s advance. Any amount owed by CONTRACTOR under this Addendum, which is not satisfied with funds from CONTRACTOR’s settlement, will roll over and be deducted from subsequent settlements until the entire amount owed by CONTRACTOR under this Addendum is satisfied. CONTRACTOR, including CONTRACTOR’s officers and owners, hereby personally guarantees repayment of any advances from CARRIER under this Addendum and, upon CARRIER’s request, will cooperate with and assist CARRIER as necessary to perfect CARRIER’s security interest for such repayment, including but not limited to CARRIER obtaining lien-holder rights on CONTRACTOR’s Equipment (as defined in Section 1 of the Agreement).

  • SPECIFIC ITEMS TO WHICH ESCROW FUND MAY BE APPLIED. The Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund shall be held by CARRIER for the purpose of insuring compliance with the provisions of the Agreement. The specific items to which the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund shall apply (the “Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Items”) are all repairs or rentals incurred by CARRIER, or owed by CONTRACTOR to a third party under a purchase or rental contract, including amounts related to CONTRACTOR’s responsibility under the Agreement to the extent that the amounts owed by CONTRACTOR for such Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Items exceed CONTRACTOR’s earned and payable compensation at the time of any settlement or final accounting.
  • ACCOUNTINGS. While the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund is under CARRIER’s control, CARRIER shall provide an accounting to CONTRACTOR, no less frequently than monthly, of all transactions involving such funds by clearly indicating on individual settlement sheets the amount and description of any deduction or addition made to the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund. In addition, upon CONTRACTOR’s request, CARRIER shall provide CONTRACTOR with an accounting of any transactions involving CONTRACTOR’s Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund.
  • FINAL SETTLEMENT. To have any remaining balance in the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund returned following termination of the Agreement, CONTRACTOR must first comply with all of the specific obligations set forth in the Agreement, and make payments to CARRIER for all Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Items. At the time of the return of any remaining balance in the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund, CARRIER may deduct monies for all Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Items. Such deductions shall be limited to (a) amounts CARRIER actually spends, incurs, or owes to a third party before termination of the Agreement, (b) amounts CONTRACTOR owes to CARRIER or a third party under a purchase or rental contract before termination of this Agreement, or (c) amounts CARRIER actually spends, incurs, or owes to a third party upon termination of the Agreement or within forty-five (45) days thereafter. CARRIER shall not make deductions from the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund for items for which, by the end of forty-five (45) days after termination, neither CONTRACTOR nor CARRIER has yet made an expenditure or incurred a quantified, legally binding obligation to pay. CARRIER shall provide a final accounting to CONTRACTOR of all such final deductions made from the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund within forty-five (45) days from the date of termination of the Agreement.
  • RETURN OF ESCROW BALANCE. In no event shall the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund, less any final deductions pursuant to the above provision, be returned to CONTRACTOR later than forty-five (45) days from the date of termination of the Agreement. CARRIER’s use, or post-termination return to CONTRACTOR, of any balance in the Voluntary Maintenance Escrow Fund shall not constitute a waiver of CARRIER’s right to recover, through arbitration or other available legal means, any additional amounts CONTRACTOR owes, or comes to owe, CARRIER under the Agreement or this Addendum.
  • LIMITED SCOPE AND COPIES. Except as expressly amended by this Addendum – or by a replacement Attachment or other addendums, if any, not inconsistent with this Addendum – the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect in accordance with its terms. CARRIER shall keep the original of this Addendum and furnish a copy, signed by both parties, to CONTRACTOR, who shall attach it to the Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, CARRIER and CONTRACTOR hereby sign this Agreement as of the date stated above.

  CARRIER CONTRACTOR
Company / Individual Name OneClick Transportation, LLC  
Signature    
Printed Name    
Date Signed    

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