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April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Get Ready to Say Goodbye to Paper Logs

By Oliver Patton

After 28 years of proposals, studies, drafts, revisions, legal battles and technological innovations – not to mention an Act of Congress – federal regulators are close to requiring most interstate commercial drivers to keep track of their work hours with an electronic device.

Tags: gps, FMCSA, ATA, HOS, OOIDA, ELDs

March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

With Funding Clock Ticking, Congress Turns to Highway Bill

The Highway Trust Fund may run out of money by this summer as discussions for funding sources continue on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.

By Oliver Patton

Transportation committees on Capitol Hill are starting to write the policy provisions to reauthorize the highway program that expires this fall, but the finance committees have yet to move on the key issue of funding.

Tags: FMCSA, CSA, HOS, Highway Funding, OOIDA, MCSAC, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

Five Trends Affecting Today's Owner-Operators

OOIDA's Todd Spencer says the last round of hours-of-service changes cut the number of husband-and-wife owner-operator teams.

By Deborah Lockridge

Owner-operators are far from dead, but the population is experiencing some changes, according to Todd Spencer, vice president of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, with many of those changes caused by government regulations.

Tags: Sleep Apnea, Driver Shortage, OOIDA, Owner-Operators

January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Landstar, OOIDA Settle 'Truth-in-Leasing' Litigation

Landstar System and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced the end of their decade-long litigation over federal truth-in-leasing regulations, with the Florida-based carrier saying its leases were proven valid and the association saying the lawsuit helped further clarify the regulations

Tags: Business, Leasing, OOIDA, Landstar, Owner-Operators

December 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Kenworth Offers Rebate To OOIDA Members

The Kenworth T660 is one of the trucks eligible for purchase with the rebate.

Kenworth is extending a successful rebate program with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association through 2013

Tags: Kenworth, OOIDA

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

The Shutdown Experience

By Doug Condra, President

Did we learn anything from past trucker strikes? Looks like we did.

Tags: OOIDA

June 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Stayin' Alive

By Bette Garber, Contributing Editor

Small fleets and owner-operators are hardest hit by the fuel squeeze. Here's how the strong survive.

Tags: Diesel Prices, OOIDA

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