OOIDA on the Road – May 2020

May 2020

Land Line Staff


There are a lot of resources available to professional truck drivers at OOIDA’s tour trailer at stops across the U.S. It is worth a stop to check in, get questions answered on issues facing the trucking industry, and give input on what you’re seeing on the road.

The greatest resource, of course, is Jon Osburn, the skipper of the Spirit of the American Trucker. Osburn has been hauling The Spirit since March 2014. Before that, he drove for Mayflower Transit. All told, he has logged more than 2.75 million safe miles on the road.

Like all of the board members and the top executives of OOIDA, Osburn knows about on-the-road life from behind the steering wheel of a tractor-trailer. They have all been there.

Check in at The Spirit to get the latest information on issues facing professional truck drivers and the trucking industry.

One-page reports and white papers on issues affecting truck drivers are available at The Spirit for free, and drivers also can get free copies of Land Line Magazine or listen to the Land Line Now broadcast.

Osburn also shows videos from OOIDA headquarters. For example, drivers got to see Lewie Pugh, OOIDA executive vice president, testify at a Senate subcommittee hearing in February. Pugh set the record straight and offered real solutions. His recorded performance was universally applauded by drivers, Osburn said.

Stop by and find out what’s cooking. Osburn looks forward to talking with drivers across the U.S. You can join or renew your OOIDA membership for $10 off the regular price there. Also, you can get vouchers for flu, shingles and pneumonia vaccines at The Spirit. LL

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