News from owner-operator independent drivers association

Jun 13, 2014, 16:47 ET

Truckers say government ignores need for training standards for new truck drivers

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has been pushing federal agencies for years to implement minimum, behind-the-wheel training...

May 16, 2014, 12:58 ET

New study lacks relevant data to conclude electronic logging devices would reduce truck crashes

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association responded with criticism to a study by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, which claims that...

Sep 20, 2013, 15:24 ET

Truckers hope training requirements will move forward

 The nation's largest organization representing professional truckers, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, hopes that the...

Jul 01, 2013, 15:01 ET

New truckers need training to be safe drivers

A national association representing professional truckers has launched a new campaign to address the biggest safety gap in the trucking industry:...

Apr 25, 2012, 13:14 ET
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Senate highway bill includes burdensome, $2 billion "big brother" mandate

Despite being previously struck down by a federal court, a costly and unnecessary mandate has been included in the U.S. Senate's highway surface...

Feb 01, 2012, 11:54 ET
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Truckers Oppose Longer and Heavier Trucks Provision in Highway Bill

 Small-business truckers across the United States are speaking out against a provision in the proposed highway bill that would increase truck...

Jul 06, 2011, 13:00 ET

U.S. Truckers Shocked by Agreement With Mexico

U.S. jobs and tax dollars in jeopardy Small-business truckers and professional truck drivers, represented by the Owner-Operator Independent...

Apr 08, 2011, 15:32 ET

Truckers: Opening Border To Mexico Is Irresponsible

Specifics posted on program giving Mexican trucks access to all U.S. highways The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is...

Jan 06, 2011, 15:39 ET

U.S. Truckers React to DOT's Mexican Trucking Proposal

The largest trade association representing truckers reacted to the U.S. Department of Transportation's announced intention to lay the groundwork...

Apr 14, 2010, 14:34 ET

Independent Truckers Applaud NAFTA Trucking Letter

Mexico trucking provisions should be removed from trade pact The largest trade association representing small business truckers and professional...

Nov 19, 2008, 13:22 ET

New Engine Standards Will Leave Trucking Industry on the Side of the Road

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is asking U.S. policymakers to step up and take action in response to new research...

Mar 11, 2008, 01:00 ET

Pilot Program Not Consistent With NAFTA Requirements, Says OOIDA

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- At a Senate hearing on Tuesday, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) was...

Mar 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

Transportation Secretary Reverts to Economic Fear Mongering on Cross-Border Trucking, Says OOIDA

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Mary Peters stood alongside business interests and...

Dec 12, 2007, 00:00 ET

Truckers Strongly Urge DOT to 'Just say NO' to Tolling I-80

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has asked the U.S. Department of...

Oct 03, 2007, 01:00 ET

Truckers: State Senate Knows What's Safe for Illinois Highways

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) supports the Illinois State Senate on its...

Sep 07, 2007, 01:00 ET

OOIDA Takes Legal Action Against DOT

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) filed a petition today asking...

Jul 13, 2007, 01:00 ET

Hot Fuel Web Site Launched to Educate Consumers

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know you may not be getting your money's worth at the fuel pump? At warmer temperatures,...

Dec 14, 2006, 00:00 ET

Groups Charge Big Oil With More Than $2 Billion in Consumer Fraud: Hot Motor Fuel Pumps Less Energy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Truck drivers and motorists in seven states filed a complaint Wednesday against seventeen oil companies and...

Apr 08, 1998, 01:00 ET

Credit Card Surcharges Target of Suit by Owner-Operators

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) announces the filing of a class action in...

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