Judge: Speed limiters are unsafe, violate rights

| June 08, 2012

Speed limiters are unsafe, arbitrary and violate the principles of justice according to a recent precedent-setting ruling by an Ontario trial judge.

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Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

Beefing Up the Bond

Todd Dills | June 01, 2012

Small brokers oppose proposed regs to increase the minimum bond to $100,000 and add other owner-operator protection.

Congress starts work to pass highway bill

Jill Dunn | May 10, 2012

House-Senate conferees have started work to pass the first multi-year surface transportation reauthorization legislation in seven years.

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Jill Dunn | May 02, 2012

Congress will begin reconciling reauthorization bills that contain significantly increased funding for a somewhat controversial loan program.

OOIDA on bond increase: Large brokers not the problem

| April 27, 2012

I spoke to Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Executive Vice President Todd Spencer about the broker minimum bond increase issue earlier this week. The conversation followed posts to the blog looking at opposition to the measure ...

ATA, OOIDA square off over EOBR mandate

| April 26, 2012

Bill Graves asked members on the surface transportation bill committee to require motor carriers to use EOBRs.

Brokers: Highway bill unlikely prior to election; more on the bond issue

| April 20, 2012

        With news of President Barack Obama's threat to veto any highway reauthorization or extension bill that comes to his desk with authorization of the Keystone XL Pipeline included, as it is in the House version ...

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