Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

TCA changes stance to favor higher truck weights

Jill Dunn | October 23, 2010

The Truckload Carriers Association now supports increasing the allowable truck weight from 80,000 to 88,000 pounds.

Electronic recorder bill introduced in Congress

Jill Dunn | October 01, 2010

Commercial Driver Compliance Improvement Act would mandate electronic on-board recorders for commercial vehicles.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2010

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

Exposed

Todd Dills | October 01, 2010

A new program sheds intense light on driver crash and inspection records. For good drivers, safety equals bargaining power for pay.

OOIDA members may seek APU funds

| September 07, 2010

Eligible members can get a 40 percent reimbursement for the cost of the APU and installation.

Federal security program trains truckers

Jill Dunn | September 07, 2010

The First Observer component is to recruit and train industry volunteers to report suspicious activities.

Industry pitches trucking stimulus plan

Jill Dunn | September 03, 2010

A coalition proposed a short-term 10 percent tax credit buying Class 8 trucks with 2010 engines.

APU financial incentives

Todd Dills | September 01, 2010

Don’t endure another winter without idle-reduction equipment when there’s money to help you.

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