Doomed Underride Committee report flawed with bias and unauthorized recommendations July 11, 2024 Despite a year of effort, the Advisory Committee on Underride Protection (ACUP) failed to work in a collaborative and consensus-driven manner and therefore most recommendations from a final report should not be advanced. Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ Trucking, Energy, Farm Organizations File Lawsuit to Stop EPA’s Emissions Rule for New Heavy-Duty Vehicles June 18, 2024 The American Petroleum Institute (API) today filed a lawsuit in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) heavy-duty (HD) vehicle emissions standards for model years (MY) 2027-2032. Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ OOIDA Applauds Bipartisan Bill to Fight Freight Fraud May 23, 2024 Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) today announced its strong support for the bipartisan Household Goods Shipping Consumer Protection Act Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ OOIDA Announces 2024 Scholarship Recipients May 14, 2024 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. Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ Truckers for Troops® Mission: Military Appreciation Month May 6-19, 2024 May 1, 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. Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ OOIDA Criticizes EPA Overreach, Effective EV Truck Mandate March 29, 2024 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. Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ Momentum Builds for Road Safety Legislation with Rep. Finstad Support February 29, 2024 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). Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ Momentum Builds for Truck Parking, Road Safety Legislation with Senator Casey’s Support January 29, 2024 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. Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ OOIDA Applauds Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Reverse 1938 Law Denying Truckers Overtime Pay November 9, 2023 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… Continue Reading
OOIDA HQ Truckers for Troops® 17th annual campaign begins during Veterans Day week November 2, 2023 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. Continue Reading

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