OOIDA to challenge onboard recorder rule

| June 07, 2010

They are contesting rule that carriers with a 10 percent or greater non-compliance with hours regulations will face mandated use of EOBRs.

OOIDA donates to outreach

| May 24, 2010

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association donated $10,000 to the St. Christopher Fund to commemorate Jasmine “Jazzy” Jordan, the 17-year-old who is running across the nation to gain support for the outreach, the OOIDA announced. The ...

Trucking groups oppose climate change bill

| May 13, 2010

ATA and OOIDA contend the bill will lead to a fuel tax that will hit truckers hard.

Merits of port truck programs debated

Jill Dunn | May 06, 2010

Southern California port Clean Truck Programs were discussed at a Congressional hearing as to whether trucking law should be changed.

Letter: Rework NAFTA on Mexican trucking

| April 15, 2010

78 members of Congress complained to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Trade Representative Ronald Kirk about "unsafe" Mexican trucks.

Trucking groups oppose fuel economy rules action

| April 09, 2010

A Senate bill would transfer authority from DOT to EPA when determining fuel economy rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Shell Rotella donates to scholarship

| April 05, 2010

Shell Rotella donated $10,000 to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Mary Johnston Scholarship Fund during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.  The scholarship benefits children, grandchildren and legal dependents of OOIDA members. 

‘A door just opened': Jason’s Law gains steam

| March 17, 2010

What might well go down in history as the biggest trucking story of 2009, at least as goes drivers' efforts to push for industry change for the better, is that of Jason's Law, named after ...

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