OOIDA

Groups split on cell phone proposal

| February 24, 2011

ATA supports hands-free cell phone use, while OOIDA opposes federal proposal to ban handheld mobile phones.

Detention time study, compensation bill filed

| February 17, 2011

The legislation would require shippers and receivers to pay a fee for detention of drivers beyond the time established by USDOT.

Speakers support hours status quo

| February 17, 2011

In an FMCSA session, representatives from carriers and trucking groups and owner-operators said proposed changes wouldn’t lead to improvements

Owner-operator John Crozman emerges from Dakota blizzard hailed a hero

| February 17, 2011

"I’ve been doing this a long time, 30 years," says owner-operator John Crozman (pictured) of his long trucking career, for the past two years leased to Albertville, Minn.-based Long Haul Trucking. Over those three decades, ...

Keeping up with hours of service

| February 10, 2011

Regulators have proposed an hours of service revision that many in the industry consider too complex. Read what’s going on and how to comment.

Cool Reception

Todd Dills and Avery Vise | February 01, 2011

FMCSA’s proposed hours of service revision stirs criticisms.

Truckers for Troops program raises $71,000

| December 20, 2010

OOIDA members and supporters have contributed nearly $230,000 over the four Truckers for Troops campaigns.

Federal agency requires recorders for Colorado fleet

Jill Dunn | November 08, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered JBS Carriers to put EOBRs on its more than 700 trucks by March.

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