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.

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.