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Federal, News

Truck Leasing Task Force uniting against predatory lease-purchases

Two members of the Truck Leasing Task Force who previously defended the lease-purchase model have had a change of heart.

News, OOIDA

OOIDA continues push for more predatory towing regulation

As some states begin to address issues surrounding predatory towing, OOIDA continues its push for more sweeping regulation on the matter.

Crime & Courts, News

Federal charges for man accused of over $9.5 million in cargo theft

An Illinois man is charged with stealing over $9.5 million in cargo. Here’s how prosecutors said the scheme worked.

Crime & Courts, News

Trucker sentenced to 10 years in prison for Swift trailer arson spree

A trucker will be serving a lot of time in prison for a revenge-fueled arson spree against Swift that spanned eight states over 10 months.

News, State

California bill to fund transit via tax or vehicle surcharge sidelined

A California Senate-approved bill to help cover costs for San Francisco-area transit operations has been halted again.

Federal, News

FMCSA moves forward with procedural rule; other CDL rulemaking faces pushback

FMCSA issued a final rule that requires states to follow up-to-date CDL practices. Meanwhile, another CDL rulemaking is receiving pushback.

News, State, Truck Parking

Nevada seeks trucker feedback on truck parking availability system

Nevada is developing a system alerting truckers about truck parking at rest areas, but the state needs driver input before moving forward.

News, State

Michigan House panel advances weight increase for electric trucks

A Michigan House committee voted to advance a bill that would permit heavier electric trucks on roadways throughout the state.

News

EIA forecasts increase in U.S. crude oil production

The Energy Information Administration expects an increase in oil production in several regions in 2024. Find out more details from the report.

News, OOIDA

OOIDA tabbed among top transportation companies for women to work

OOIDA nominated as a “Top Company for Women to Work in Transportation.” Here’s how to vote for the Association to receive the top honor.