Director of Legislative Affairs joins OOIDA

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver’s Association welcomes Collin Long to the Washington DC office as Director of Legislative Affairs.  He will share responsibility in advancing the Association’s government affairs agenda on behalf of OOIDA members.He is originally from Allentown, Penn. and graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in international relations.   

Truckers can use new website to prepare for DOT exams

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association launched a new online resource that truck drivers can use to prepare for medical exams which are required by the U.S. Department of Transportation.The D.O.T. Doc Website was created to help drivers be more informed when using the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, operated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Since May 2014, FMCSA has required that all DOT physicals be completed by an eligible Certified Medical Examiner.