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Rail union strikes down proposed agreement, extends ‘status quo period’

The deadline for rail unions to ratify a contract that would avoid a potential strike is near. Why one union is rejecting the deal.


Montana leads states with most drunk drivers

Which states have the most drunk drivers? Forbes Advisor crunched the numbers to find out.


OOIDA members raise over $20,000 through Truckers for Troops

OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops military fundraising campaign just completed its 16th year. This year more than $20,000 was raised.

News, State, Tolls, Truck Parking

Two West Virginia Turnpike rest areas to be renovated

Upscale amenities and 45 more truck parking spots are coming to two West Virginia Turnpike rest areas after closing for nearly two years.

Federal, News, OOIDA

Electronic IDs an ‘unwarranted intrusion’ on truckers, OOIDA says

Calling it an “unwarranted intrusion” into the privacy of truck drivers, OOIDA opposes any mandate of unique electronic identifiers.


Students need to prep to apply for an OOIDA scholarship

Children and grandchildren of OOIDA members who are interested in applying for an OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship must do so by Feb. 1.


OOIDA tour trailer stops Monday in Knoxville, Tenn.

The first post-Thanksgiving stop for Marty Ellis and the OOIDA tour trailer is Knoxville, Tenn. Ellis has been hearing about speed limiters.

Business, News, OOIDA, Products & Services

OOIDA releases October market report

The OOIDA Foundation’s October freight market update says volume is steady, rates are flattening and operating costs are elevated.

Driver Fitness, Features, News

St. Christopher touts success of smoking cessation program

St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund details the success of Rigs Without Cigs. Nearly 180 drivers have quit smoking since 2017.

News, Safety & Security

Industry insider urges drivers to be aware of cargo theft with holiday approaching

With the holiday approaching, one industry insider is warning drivers about a spike in cargo theft. What you can do to avoid being a target.