Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

Choosing a Carrier

Max Kvidera | April 01, 2011

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

Cargo insurance rule ends for most truckers

Jill Dunn | March 15, 2011

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

House OKs 1099 repeal

Jill Dunn | March 04, 2011

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

U.S., Mexico agree on trucking plan

Jill Dunn | March 03, 2011

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

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | March 01, 2011

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

Fast Forward

Max Kvidera | March 01, 2011

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

Groups split on cell phone proposal

| February 24, 2011

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

Detention time study, compensation bill filed

| February 17, 2011

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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