Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

Speakers support hours status quo

| February 17, 2011

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

Congress examines new 1099 impact on operators

Jill Dunn | February 11, 2011

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

Keeping up with hours of service

| February 10, 2011

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.

Trucker wins fatigue inspection case

Jill Dunn | February 08, 2011

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

Congressman requests cross-border hearing

Jill Dunn | February 07, 2011

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


Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2011

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.

Cool Reception

Todd Dills and Avery Vise | February 01, 2011

FMCSA’s proposed hours of service revision stirs criticisms.

Court OKs Swift chargeback fees

| January 25, 2011

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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