FMCSA denies EOBR violation

Jill Dunn | February 22, 2012

OOIDA had filed suit to stop agency from authorizing recorders over driver harassment issue.

FMCSA defends cross-border program in court

Jill Dunn | February 17, 2012

Among its responses, FMCSA argued OOIDA had not shown evidence its members will experience a loss of business.

Truce in truck weight debate

Jill Dunn | February 14, 2012

American Trucking Associations and the Association of American Railroads are backing a truck weight limit freeze.

FMCSA to move on electronic recorders, hours

| February 13, 2012

Agency will prepare rulemaking about electronic onboard recorders and hours-of-service supporting documents.

Court sets new FMCSA deadline on recorder motion

Jill Dunn | January 27, 2012

Court granted extension to Feb. 21 for the FMCSA’s response to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s motion.

‘Monkey gouger’ Jimmy Ardis beats the odds to 4 million safe milesImage Gallery

| January 26, 2012

Owner-operator Jimmy Ardis of Sumter, S.C., leased to Moultrie, Ga.-based Sapp Trucking, learned to drive "in a 1971 International 4070 cabover with a 250 Cummins in it," he says, running to the West Coast and ...

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Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.

Former owner-operator going after MCSAC committee representation

| December 19, 2011

As I've written about here in weeks prior, former owner-operator Fred Schaffner, a man with a passion for fighting for fairness in the treatment of drivers in the face of regulatory flux and with a ...

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