Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

Heads-up: Senate EOBR mandate gets a push

| June 12, 2012

The mandate for interstate carriers in the United States to use electronic onboard recorders for hours of service tracking that is in the Senate's two-year highway bill proposal -- S. 1813, currently in conference with ...

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Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

Congress starts work to pass highway bill

Jill Dunn | May 10, 2012

House-Senate conferees have started work to pass the first multi-year surface transportation reauthorization legislation in seven years.

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Jill Dunn | May 02, 2012

Congress will begin reconciling reauthorization bills that contain significantly increased funding for a somewhat controversial loan program.

Court of Appeals denies OOIDA’s EOBR request

| May 01, 2012

FOR THE RECORD -- A federal court has denied the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request that it order the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to not encourage electronic onboard recorder use until the agency reissues ...

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Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2012

The Arrow Truck Sales 2012 Back on the Road winner is named, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is required, a woman's rescuer is named Goodyear's Highway Hero, cargo theft increases and other ...

OOIDA on bond increase: Large brokers not the problem

| April 27, 2012

I spoke to Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Executive Vice President Todd Spencer about the broker minimum bond increase issue earlier this week. The conversation followed posts to the blog looking at opposition to the measure ...

ATA, OOIDA square off over EOBR mandate

| April 26, 2012

Bill Graves asked members on the surface transportation bill committee to require motor carriers to use EOBRs.

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