OOIDA to push forward with fight against ELD mandate

An appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court by a national association of small-business truckers will not be reviewed. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association contends that a mandate to electronically track commercial truck drivers was never about safety and that the government was never able to demonstrate how such a mandate would improve safety.

OOIDA appeals to U.S. Supreme Court on ELD mandate lawsuit

A national association of small-business truckers filed an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court regarding a lawsuit against a government mandate to electronically track commercial truck drivers.The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed the petition seeking a review of a ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. The court had ruled against the Association last year on its lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Rehearing on ELD lawsuit denied

A national association of small-business truckers was denied a rehearing of a court decision regarding their lawsuit against a government mandate to electronically track commercial truck drivers.The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association had filed a petition to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit for a rehearing of their case against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Truckers file for rehearing on ELD lawsuit

A national association of small-business truckers filed a petition for a rehearing of a court decision regarding their lawsuit against a government mandate to electronically track commercial truck drivers.The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says the government’s excuses for mandating electronic logging devices (ELDs) are weak and fail to justify violating the Fourth Amendment rights of professional truck drivers.

Truckers will ask for rehearing on ELD lawsuit

A national association of small-business truckers says it will petition for a rehearing of a court decision regarding their lawsuit against a government mandate to electronically track commercial truck drivers.The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says the government’s excuses for mandating electronic logging devices (ELDs) are weak and fail to justify violating the Fourth Amendment rights of professional truck drivers.

Truckers prepare for day in court to prove electronic monitoring unjustified

A national association of small-business truckers says the government’s excuses for mandating electronic logging devices (ELDs) are weak and fail to justify violating the Fourth Amendment rights of professional truck drivers. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association wants the court to throw out the federal mandate that is scheduled to go into effect in December 2017.

Truckers say monitoring device mandate won’t improve safety and violates constitutional rights

A national association representing small business truckers said today in its appeal of a government mandate that requiring electronic monitoring devices on commercial vehicles does not advance safety, is arbitrary and capricious and violates 4th amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures.The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) stated these and other arguments in a legal brief filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.