Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

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21 Jan 2019
The 2019 regulatory schedule isn’t clear, but what is clear is that there will be many more hours of debate over truck driver hours of service.
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17 Feb 2015
U.S. regulators plan to study how truck driver pay methods affect truck and road safety, a step some trucking officials fear could lead to a government role in deciding how and how much drivers should be paid.
18 Jan 2015
Fresh fruit and vegetable will continue to flow through a major New York produce terminal if the Teamsters approve a new proposal for a three-year contract with Hunts Point employers.
12 Dec 2014
Changes to truck driver hours of service rules under the cromnibus spending bill could increase truck capacity, giving carriers a quick productivity boost for the holidays.
21 Oct 2014
The book is closed on a three-year cross-border trucking pilot project, but the debate over cross-border trucking with Mexico is far from finished.
13 Mar 2014
The FMCSA is close to publishing its much anticipated proposed rulemaking that would require all heavy truck drivers to use electronic devices to complete their daily and weekly logs.
13 Sep 2013
What keeps truckers awake at night? Lately, the prospect of federal "guidance" on sleep apnea testing and treatment for truck drivers.
17 Jul 2012
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is suing the federal government over a pre-employment screening program it claims hurts a trucker’s ability to challenge alleged safety violati
12 Jul 2012
A House hearing Wednesday on the federal CSA trucking safety initiative morphed into a debate over electronic onboard recorders, the relationship between driver pay and safety and even, briefly, wheth
28 Feb 2012
The American Trucking Associations is siding with regulators in federal court to support voluntary use of electronic onboard recorders by trucking companies.
29 Aug 2011
A federal appeals court overturned a rule that would require certain trucking companies to use electronic onboard recorders to monitor drivers.
09 Jun 2011
Two national trucking groups called on the Department of Transportation to begin researching the benefits of crashworthiness standards for heavy trucks.
08 Apr 2011
Truck drivers should be required to use electronic devices to log their hours of service, the American Trucking Associations said Thursday.
03 Mar 2011
Business interests hailed a U.S.-Mexico agreement on cross-border trucking that is sure to be
07 Jan 2011
Independent truck drivers slammed the Department of Transportation's "concept document" for a renewed cross-border trucking program with Mexico, while manufacturers stung by
07 Jan 2011
Four organizations followed the Harbor Trucking Association by individually filing am
05 Jan 2011
A plan by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to use stickers to identify drayage trucks that comply with the port's clean-air plan represents "de facto re-regulation of the trucking industr