Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

FMCSA asks court to exclude recorder use survey

Jill Dunn | March 08, 2012

Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.

Hours debacle covered at news site Politico

| March 06, 2012

**(Overdrive editor Max Heine is posting updates from the Truckload Carriers Association annual meeting via the OD Twitter feed and Facebook page today. Expected to be included among the news are company driver and owner-operator ...

Federal, state governments review owner-operator status

Jill Dunn | March 02, 2012

Federal and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.

ATA sides with agency over use of electronic logs

| February 28, 2012

ATA filed an amicus brief Feb. 24 with the U.S. Court of Appeals in support of using electronic onboard recorders.

ProStar+ with MaxxForce 15 on Texas highways

| February 23, 2012

An Overdrive editor is impressed by the strong, quiet ride when he takes this Navistar tractor out to see how it performs.

FMCSA defends cross-border program in court

Jill Dunn | February 17, 2012

Among its responses, FMCSA argued OOIDA had not shown evidence its members will experience a loss of business.

Trucking groups oppose future tolls

| February 15, 2012

State trucking associations and national trucking groups wrote Senate to vote against tolling interstates.

Truce in truck weight debate

Jill Dunn | February 14, 2012

American Trucking Associations and the Association of American Railroads are backing a truck weight limit freeze.

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