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Historical Ruling on Truckers’ Fourth Amendment Rights

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) says a recent ruling by a federal judge is a major historical victory for truckers’ rights. U.S. District Judge Donovan W. Frank ruled that the Minnesota State Patrol’s inspections to determine fatigue violated truckers’ … Continue reading

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OOIDA sues Minnesota over CMV enforcement

More than six years’ worth of citations and out-of-service orders issued to truckers by the Minnesota Highway Patrol aren’t worth the paper they were written on, according to a lawsuit filed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. OOIDA claims that’s … Continue reading

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OOIDA takes arbitrary fatigue enforcement to court

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed a lawsuit today challenging a Minnesota State Patrol’s arbitrary enforcement program used to declare truck drivers fatigued and to place them out of service. The Association filed the lawsuit Wednesday, May 13, with the … Continue reading

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