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OOIDA Once Again Opposes Younger Truck Driver Bill

With the recent reintroduction of a bill that would lower the driving age for heavy-duty truckers operating in interstate commerce, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has sent a letter to members of Congress in opposition.

The Changes Driving Trucking Are Accelerating

Change happens quickly in trucking, and the pace of change will only accelerate in the coming years, according to Susan Beardslee, principal analyst at ABI Research, whether that's electric vehicles, blockchain, government actions, or disruptive technologies.

Senate Bill Would Allow Younger Interstate Truck Drivers

Three Republican Senators introduced a companion bill to the DRIVE-Safe Act that was proposed in the House of Representatives earlier this year that would lower the age requirement for new interstate truck drivers to 18 under certain conditions.