OOIDA presents at National Coalition on Truck Parking meeting

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 to the truck parking shortage,” said Bryce Mongeon, Director of Legislative Affairs. “We’ve been educating lawmakers on the dangers of the national truck parking shortage, the challenges and stress it creates for truckers, and most importantly, what they can do to help solve the problem,” he added.

Vehicle weight exemptions for APUs

Remember the federal law from a few years ago that was intended to give truckers a 400-pound weight exemption for auxiliary power units? The industry hailed it as good news until we found out the law was not a “mandate.” A federal law that carries no clout with the states is not much of a … Continued