Todd Spencer Top 100 People Transforming Business

November 3, 2020
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association proudly announces that President and CEO Todd Spencer was recognized by national media outlet Business Insider. He was chosen as one of the Top 100 Transformers of the year. Continue Reading

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In 2020, the bridge at I-70 and Grain Valley exit 24 was dedicated to OOIDA’s late president, Jim Johnston.

June 23, 2020

Bridge near OOIDA headquarters named after Jim Johnston

I-70 bridge named after longtime OOIDA President Jim Johnston

OOIDA recognized for public relations efforts

November 10, 2020
OOIDA received two awards from the Greater Kansas City chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. A gold PRISM was given to the Association for an entry about hours-of-service in the campaign category of public affairs. For its response to COVD-19, OOIDA received a silver award in the campaign category of crisis communications.

OOIDA was inducted into the American Trucking Hall of Fame by the American Trucking Historical Society in 2021 for going above and beyond in the industry.

October 28, 2021

American Truck Historical Society members and guests gathered for the official opening and induction ceremony of the American Trucking and Industry Hall of Fame and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of American Truck Historical Society at its home office in Kansas City, Missouri. Continue Reading

Various other awards & recognitions

  • The Run for the Wall
    In grateful appreciation for the support shown to Run for the Wall
    2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2023
  • 1st Annual Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Championship
    Award for sponsorship
  • Missouri House of Representatives Resolution
    Congratulations on 25 years
  • Missouri Senate Resolution
    Congratulations on 25 years
  • Trucker Buddy
    In recognition of continued support of Trucker Buddy and helping improve the image of the trucking industry
  • Professional Truck Drivers Institute of America, Inc. (PTDIA)
    In recognition of distinguished service