Results for Truckers for Troops® 11th annual campaign

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said the Truckers for Troops® care package campaign raised a total of $46,424. The campaign took place the week of Nov. 13-17, 2017.The fundraising effort is an OOIDA tradition since 2007 and has a head start with a generous donation of $2,000 from Shell Rotella. Truckers for Troops raises money to pack and send care packages to service personnel stationed in combat zones.  

Small-business truckers request exemption from ELD mandate

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has submitted an exemption request to a federal regulation requiring trucks to be equipped with electronic logging devices.“Small-business truckers that have already proven their ability to operate safely should not be subject to purchasing costly, unproven and uncertified devices,” said Todd Spencer, executive vice president of OOIDA.“