Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

Cool Reception

FMCSA’s proposed hours of service revision stirs criticisms.

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Court OKs Swift chargeback fees

Swift Transportation is not required to disclose how much of its chargebacks to owner-operators that represent markups or administrative fees.

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How to file comments on hours proposal

Drivers are encouraged to comment on the FMCSA proposal by Feb. 28 to influence the final outcome.

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Event to cover FMCSA contact

Truckers for a Cause will host an educational conference call on “Do’s and Don’ts of submitting comments to FMCSA” Jan. 22.

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Mexico seeks permanent trucking deal

U.S trade officials will soon travel to Mexican to meet with the nation's officials over the matter

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Trucking groups back ATA port appeal

Four organizations are supporting the American Trucking Associations’ appeal against the Port of Los Angeles over the port’s concession agreement.

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Trucking questions registries

Ports are requiring carriers to have compliance decals, radio-frequency identification or participate in mandatory registries.

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Truckers for Troops program raises $71,000

OOIDA members and supporters have contributed nearly $230,000 over the four Truckers for Troops campaigns.

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Federal agency requires recorders for Colorado fleet

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered JBS Carriers to put EOBRs on its more than 700 trucks by March.

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LogBook

The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

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