Truckers welcome plans to finalize USMCA agreement

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is leading a coalition of dozens of influential trade associations to oppose four burdensome, costly, and unsafe trucking mandates. Today the coalition sent a letter to Congress urging them to reject those proposals as they work on the next surface transportation reauthorization.

OOIDA files appeal to Supreme Court in PA turnpike case

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is leading a coalition of dozens of influential trade associations to oppose four burdensome, costly, and unsafe trucking mandates. Today the coalition sent a letter to Congress urging them to reject those proposals as they work on the next surface transportation reauthorization.

Truckers make final push for safer, more flexible hours-of-service

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is leading a coalition of dozens of influential trade associations to oppose four burdensome, costly, and unsafe trucking mandates. Today the coalition sent a letter to Congress urging them to reject those proposals as they work on the next surface transportation reauthorization.

New hours rules mean smarter, safer choices for truckers

A common sense approach has finally been proposed by the federal government regarding how long truck drivers work and drive. The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association thanks the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for listening to truck drivers’ concerns and including provisions that make it easier for them to avoid heavy traffic, bad weather and other less than ideal situations.

Another attack on small-business truckers

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association adamantly opposes recently introduced legislation that would drastically increase insurance costs for our nation’s small-business truckers.  According to OOIDA, H.R. 3781, the INSURANCE Act, would effectively put countless small-business truckers out of business.  OOIDA is the largest association representing the interests of small-business truckers with more than 160,000 members nationwide.

OOIDA thanks FMCSA for including trucker’s concerns

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association thanks the federal government for taking into consideration its concerns regarding hours-of-service regulations for a newly announced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. The announcement was made today by Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

Truckers call on U.S. Trade Rep to move ahead with agreement

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association urges the U.S. Trade Representative to continue moving forward with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement approval process and forthcoming implementing legislative language in a timely manner.