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Opening the Border to Mexican Trucks is Irresponsible

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is infuriated on behalf of small-business truckers and professional truck drivers at today’s announcement by the White House to open up U.S. highways to Mexican trucks.. “This is the wrong plan at the wrong … Continue reading

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Technology Can’t Detect a Tired Trucker

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) responded to the announcement by U.S. Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) about a mandate for EOBRs. They plan to introduce a bill to mandate electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) for interstate commercial … Continue reading

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Truckers say EOBR Technology WILL NOT make Highways Safer

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), which represents small business truckers and professional truckers. Today, have responded to the announcement today by the U.S. Department of Transportation proposing a rule to mandate electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) for interstate commercial motor … Continue reading

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What is the Women In Trucking Association? by Ellen Voie

The IRS defines association as “a group of persons banded together for a specific purpose.” The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) separates associations into two groups, trade or professional. According to the ASAE, a trade association is made up … Continue reading

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Keeping a Watchful Eye on the Trucking Industry

As another year has passed us by, I will continue to act as a “watchdog” for the trucking industry. Last year was an unbelievable year for nonsensical rules and regulations that were forced upon the trucking industry. I wonder what … Continue reading

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Changes Coming To Flying J

As you well know back in July 2009 Flying J announced that they were merging with Pilot Travel Centers because Flying J had filed bankruptcy. Flying J filed for Chapter 11 protections on December 22nd, 2008, after a precipitous drop … Continue reading

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