OOIDA HQ OOIDA Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Fight Freight Fraud

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) today announced its strong support for the bipartisan Household Goods Shipping Consumer Protection Act

OOIDA HQ OOIDA Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced the recipients of this year’s Mary Johnston Scholarship. Since 1998, the fund has awarded approximately $400,000 to students who are the children, grandchildren or legal dependents of OOIDA members.

OOIDA HQ Truckers for Troops® Mission: Military Appreciation Month May 6-19, 2024

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is acknowledging Military Appreciation Month with a Truckers for Troops® campaign from May 6-19, 2024. This program focuses on supporting U.S. troops overseas and veterans back home.

OOIDA HQ OOIDA Criticizes EPA Overreach, Effective EV Truck Mandate

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) today announced its opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) latest assault on small business truck drivers, which represent 96% of commercial motor carriers.

OOIDA HQ Momentum Builds for Road Safety Legislation with Rep. Finstad Support

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) today applauded U.S. Representative Brad Finstad (R-MN) for his cosponsoring the Deregulating Restrictions on Interstate Vehicles and Eighteen-Wheelers (DRIVE) Act (H.R. 3039).

OOIDA HQ Momentum Builds for Truck Parking, Road Safety Legislation with Senator Casey’s Support

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) today applauded U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) for his cosponsoring the Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act. The bipartisan, bicameral legislation would dedicate $755 million to increase safe parking for commercial trucks, significantly increasing roadway safety.

OOIDA HQ OOIDA Applauds Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Reverse 1938 Law Denying Truckers Overtime Pay

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) today announced its strong support for the bipartisan Guaranteeing Overtime for Truckers Act (GOT Truckers Act), legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) and U.S. Representative Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ) to ensure truckers receive overtime pay just like nearly every other segment of the American workforce.

OOIDA HQ Truckers for Troops® 17th annual campaign begins during Veterans Day week

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is getting ready to launch its annual Truckers for Troops® campaign from Nov. 6-19, 2023, beginning the same week as Veterans Day. This annual drive focuses on supporting U.S. troops overseas and veterans back home.

OOIDA HQ OOIDA: Misguided Speed Limiter Regulation Will Cost Innocent Lives

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) today released the below statement in response to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) announced intention to mandate that commercial trucks have speed limiting devices set to 68 miles-per-hour (MPH).

OOIDA HQ Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Enhances Support for Veterans Through Volunteer Efforts and 17th Annual Truckers for Troops® Campaign

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) continues to amplify its commitment to the veteran community, both through its traditional Truckers for Troops® campaign and additional volunteer initiatives.