Tag: OOIDA

The Chicago Police Department (CPD) issued an alert for trucking businesses following a rash of robberies targeting commercial vehicles.
A truck driver says that his glasses fogged up while driving on Friday morning, sending him crashing into a Wendy’s.  The accident happened on July 12th at around 2:43 a.m. on South Eisenhower Boulevard off of Route...

Watch OOIDA president explain why there is no driver shortage

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association president Todd Spencer addresses mainstream media headlines about the truck driver shortage in this video.

BREAKING: FMCSA will seek public comment on Hours of Service change

This morning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that they will be seeking public comment on Hours of Service regulations in anticipation of an upcoming Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

FMCSA considers Hours of Service fix

This week the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) filed documents hinting that they are considering changes to current Hours of Service regulations for commercial vehicle drivers.

VIDEO: The “driver shortage” explained as a driver turnover, pay problem

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association President Todd Spencer appeared on Fox Business to set the record straight about the American "truck driver shortage."

OOIDA founder honored with memorial convoy in this stunning video

A group of truckers came together to honor the memory of late Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) founding member Jim Johnston with a memorial...

OOIDA: truck driver shortage is a myth, no need for teen truckers

In a press release issued today, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) called the controversial "truck driver shortage" a myth and argues that there is no need to lower the age limit for interstate CDL operation. 

ATA President goes on the attack against OOIDA with “extraordinary series of comments”

The American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear was featured by a national news outlet in an article in which he accused OOIDA affiliates of bomb...

The Denham Amendment: Truck driver pay and rest breaks to be decided by Congress this week

This week, Congress will decide the fate of an American Trucking Association-backed amendment to a federal aviation bill that could have massive repercussions for truck drivers.

VIDEO: Fox News anchor schooled on the truth behind the “Truck Driver Shortage”

Watch as Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association acting president Todd Spencer goes on the Fox Business Network to set the record straight on the much misunderstood "Truck Driver Shortage."

Truckers sue Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission for $6 billion in ‘unconstitutional’ tolls

Two major trucking groups have filed a multi-billion dollar class action lawsuit against Pennsylvania for imposing "excessive tolls" on drivers.

OOIDA to Trump: Why don’t you meet with actual truckers?

As part of their next step in the fight against Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has challenged President Trump to...

Twenty-five lawmakers ask FMCSA to support ELD exemption for safe small business truckers

Yesterday twenty-five members of Congress sent a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) asking the agency to support an Owner-Operator Independent Drivers...

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