Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

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A capacity shortage, a fatigue inspection, a new tax requirement and highway heroes are among the featured news items.

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Fast Forward

FMCSA, after requiring onboard recorders for violation-prone carriers, now seeks a mandate for all OTR operations.

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Groups split on cell phone proposal

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

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Detention time study, compensation bill filed

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

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Speakers support hours status quo

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

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Congress examines new 1099 impact on operators

The impending rule would require companies to file a Form 1099 on every business with which they spend at least $600 a year.

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Keeping up with hours of service

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.

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Trucker wins fatigue inspection case

A federal judge has ruled Minnesota State Patrol conduct during a 2008 inspection violated a trucker’s rights against unreasonable search and seizure.

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Congressman requests cross-border hearing

Congressman has asked House transportation and homeland security leaders for a hearing on plans for a trucking program with Mexico.

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A long-haul cross-border Mexican trucking program is proposed, Dart buys Fil-More assets, trucking groups back ATA's appeal against the Port of Los Angeles and many other industry news items are featured.

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