Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

FMCSA: Mexican carrier passes review

Jill Dunn | October 13, 2011

FMCSA has named first Mexican carrier expected to receive provisional operating authority, but will extend review of a second applicant.

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Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2011

Audit delays cross-border plan, court asked to review pilot program, hours rule due by end of month, a bridge closure, FMCSA says CSA helps compliance and other industry news items are featured.

House transportation leaders protest HOS proposal

Jill Dunn | September 28, 2011

Letter to Obama says proposal would be an unnecessary and costly regulatory burden on truckers, given the improved record of truck safety.

Appeals court overturns LA port’s employee rule

Jill Dunn | September 27, 2011

Court reversed the ruling that allowed the port’s requirement that only employee drivers regularly could work the port.

Court issues final order in Minnesota fatigue suit

Jill Dunn | September 23, 2011

Judge upheld his previous order regarding truckers’ Fourth Amendment rights in the case against Minnesota State Patrol.

First Mexican carriers pass cross-border audit

Jill Dunn | September 14, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published information on Pre-Authorization Safety Audits for Mexican carriers.

After 50 years, truly independent

| September 12, 2011

The important thing is that the owner-operator has come into his own as a legitimate self-employed business owner able to deal with such opposition.

FMCSA says it’s addressing cross-border program concerns

Jill Dunn | September 08, 2011

The audit reported the agency had adequate border inspections, but more action is necessary to meet U.S. regulations and standards.

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