OOIDA Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Briana Jimenez is the stepdaughter of member Edgar Escalera of Omaha, NE. Briana will graduate from Millard West High School in May. She received an acceptance letter from the University of Nebraska at Omaha where she intends to major in pre-medicine. Kincaid Johnson is the stepdaughter of member Phillip Ward of Nocona, TX. Kincaid will … Continued

OOIDA Announces 2020 Scholarship Recipients

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced the recipients of this year’s scholarship fund. The OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship, which started in 1998, has awarded more than $350,000 to students who are the children, grandchildren or legal dependents of OOIDA members.


The OOIDA Foundation performs the only research exclusive to owner-operators and drivers who are the most effected by regulatory agencies and economic changes. This information is used to promote the rights of truckers and to give various local, state and federal agencies insight into who these truckers are and how regulations and legislation can affect … Continued


OOIDA Foundation ELDs

About OOIDA Foundation

About OOIDA Foundation The OOIDA Foundation is or has been involved with: The Transportation Research Board serving on several committees. OOIDA Foundation is a representative to the Research Advisory Committee of the American Transportation Research Institute. Consultant to the Dedicated Truck Lanes Feasibility Study Consultant Team. Member of the Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities Sector Council. … Continued

EPA Grant

OOIDA members can receive a special discount/rebate on two EPA-certified APU’s, ThermoKing TriPac Evolution and RigMaster’s MTS T4-6 and LG200 for $200 and $300, respectively. The TriPac unit is only offered through the CSTK dealership in Kansas City, KS. The OOIDA Foundation has received a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 (Iowa, … Continued

ELD Research

Company Device Name Model Number Device Type Initial Cost Ongoing Fees Features Year Founded Company WebSite Pricing Info on site Contact Number Contact Email Alert Gps Inc Alert Gps Inc. ELD Alert ELD BYOD | Android or paired with ruggedized tablet 95 Monthly: $25 24/7 customer support, customer service in multiple languages, GPS tracking, IFTA … Continued

Executive Summary of 2013 HOS Survey

  Background In December 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced proposed changes to the 2003 hours-of-service regulation. After 18 months, on July 1, 2013, the Agency promulgated the new HOS rule changes, which were designed to improve safety for the motoring public by reducing truck driver fatigue. According to FMCSA’s final rule,1 … Continued