Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

EOBR, drug testing bills offered

Bills would mandate electronic on-board recorders and prevent CDL holders from continuing to drive trucks or buses after failing alcohol or drug tests.

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FMCSA opens comment period on EOBR

FMCSA will continue to accept and consider comments on all issues within the scope of the proposed electronic recorder rule.

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Groups oppose diverting highway funds

OOIDA testified against proposal to shift Highway Trust Fund dollars to non-highway transportation projects.

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FMCSA unveils cross-border trucking plan

Cross-border trucking project with Mexico will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.

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CSA and Safety Scores

Your driving record carries more weight than ever under CSA. Learn how to access your data, understand it and use it to your advantage.

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New Cross-Border Plan

First Mexican trucks expected this year under plan with extra safety measures.

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Choosing a Carrier

When you consider moving to a new fleet, look beyond bonuses and other come-ons.

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Cargo insurance rule ends for most truckers

Most carriers will continue cargo insurance because customers will require it.

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House OKs 1099 repeal

Starting in 2012, companies would have to file a Form 1099 on every business which they spend at least $600 a year.

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U.S., Mexico agree on trucking plan

A cross-border trucking agreement would allow Mexican trucks into the U.S. and require Mexico to phase out retaliatory tariffs.

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