OOIDA to Congress: Truckers can survive COVID-19 as long as you don’t run them out of business February 4, 2021 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association will bring a straight forward message to a Congressional hearing tomorrow on behalf of the nation’s truck drivers with regard to surviving COVID-19: Truckers are continuing to struggle under COVID, but their biggest concern is being run out of business by lawmakers in Washington. Continue Reading
Todd Spencer to chair truck driver panel January 15, 2021 Todd Spencer, president of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, will lead a panel established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. This newly created panel will be comprised of truck drivers that will provide input and feedback to the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee. Continue Reading
Thanks for nothing, Congress! December 23, 2020 “We’ve heard them praising truckers all year as essential heroes during the pandemic,” said Lewie Pugh, executive vice president. “And now here we are with a spending package that benefits nearly every other sector of transportation except those that have been keeping goods moving this whole time.” Continue Reading
OOIDA statement on nomination of Pete Buttigieg for Transportation Secretary December 16, 2020 We don't know much about Mayor Buttigieg's national transportation policy priorities, but we intend to find out. We're always willing to work with anyone that has an open mind on real issues that impact our nation's truck drivers, and I think we'll learn more about his transportation interests as he… Continue Reading
Truckers for Troops presents check donation and care goods to VCP/Tiny Houses December 10, 2020 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s Truckers for Troops® care package campaign gave a check for more than $24,000 and a truck full of care goods to the Veterans Community Project. Continue Reading
Truckers send policy priorities letter to president-elect Biden December 3, 2020 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s president and CEO, Todd Spencer, sent a letter with a list of policy priorities to President-elect Joe Biden today. Continue Reading
OOIDA presents at National Coalition on Truck Parking meeting December 1, 2020 Today, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association will provide an update on its efforts to address the national truck parking crisis during a meeting of the National Coalition on Truck Parking. “Today’s meeting gives us an opportunity to update the coalition about our work on Capitol Hill to find a solution… Continue Reading
OOIDA’s Todd Spencer seeks top spot at FMCSA November 30, 2020 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s president and CEO, Todd Spencer, formally notified President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team that he is interested in serving as the next Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Continue Reading
OOIDA recognized for public relations efforts November 11, 2020 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association received two awards from the Greater Kansas City chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Continue Reading
OOIDA’s Todd Spencer named as one of the Top 100 Transformers by Business Insider 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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