Tag: Speed Limiters

This week, the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) honored a farmer and his son who risked their lives to save a blacked-out trucker from crashing off an I-70 overpass in December.
Truck driver commits suicide after being arrested for migrant smuggling attempt in Texas earlier this month.  The incident began at about 6:45 p.m. on February 17th when a red tractor trailer arrived at the Interstate 35 Border...

VIDEO: Operation Black And Blue

This video from Texomatic Pictures is designed to raise awareness about Operation Black and Blue, which is "a coordinated effort by truck drivers who...

OOIDA’s Animated Video Explains Why Speed Limiters Are So Dangerous

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has created a video designed to show all drivers why speed limiters on big trucks are a bad idea. From...

OOIDA Declares War Against Bad Regulations — And They Want Your Help

The Owner Operator Independent Driver Association has launched an aggressive new campaign to fight against the overregulation of the trucking industry. The new campaign is...

OOIDA Sends Christmas Wish List To Trump Team

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has penned a letter to Vice-President Elect Mike Pence asking for an end to the "one size fits all"...

NY Senator Asks DOT To Hurry Up On Speed Limiters

Yesterday New York SenatorĀ Charles Schumer announced his intention to fast track legislation what would require all trucks over 26,000 pounds to be equipped with...

VIDEO: Two Governed Trucks Duke It Out

Grab your popcorn and watch as this governed truck driver films himself trying to pass another truck governed at practically the same speed. Video Credit: Super...

Court Rules That Speed Limiters Do Not Violate Truck Driver Rights

In what is being called a "test case" for the trucking industry, Ontario courts have denied a trucker's request to remove the speed limiters...

VIDEO: Speed Limiters and Blind Spots

What are your thoughts on speed limiters?

OOIDA Special Report: Speed Limiters “Unsafe”

Read a special report from the OOIDA, who is currently battling the ATA over supposed safety that speed limiters provide on highways.

Researcher Distances Himself from Speed Limiter Study

Are they good for trucking? Are they a nuisance for trucking? Who can we believe?

Driver’s React to ATA’s Push For Speed Limiters

Opinions are split on the ATA's recommendation to mandate all trucks' speed to 65 mph. Most are just fed up with government over-regulation.

TCA Approves 65 Mph Speed Limiters

If the TCA gets their way, all long haul semi trucks will soon be governed to 65 mph.

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