Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

FMCSA seeks comment

Jill Dunn | July 06, 2011

The agency is seeking truckers' opinions of an on-board monitoring system it is evaluating.

Pocket Tools

Todd Dills | July 01, 2011

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.


Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

Congress eyes broker bill

Jill Dunn | June 26, 2011

Trucking and broker organizations say the bill will mitigate unscrupulous broker practices.

Groups push for safer trucks

| June 09, 2011

ATA and OOIDA called on the federal government to research how standards for crashworthiness for heavy trucks could benefit truckers.


Overdrive Staff | June 02, 2011

Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.

The feds’ favorite remedy: Your tax dollars

| May 13, 2011

The annoying part of the logic behind buying EOBRs for Mexican carriers is how it reflects the paternalism and careless spending so rampant in Washington, D.C.

Jason’s Law re-introduced

Jill Dunn | May 11, 2011

Jason’s Law would provide $20 million annually over six years for truck parking upgrades on the National Highway System.

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