This Month in Trucking History — December 2018/January 2019
Dec. 30, 2004
Following a three-day trial earlier that year, a federal judge ruled in favor of OOIDA and more than 600 drivers in a class action lawsuit against Ledar Transport. The court concluded that the company violated truth-in-leasing regulations.
Jan. 3, 2005
In response to a petition from OOIDA, FMCSA announced that it would issue an advance notice of proposed rulemaking as a step toward raising broker bonds from $10,000.
Jan. 30, 2015
OOIDA launched an online resource to help truck drivers prepare for their DOT physicals and share reviews of certified medical examiners. The service is still online at OOIDA.com/ReviewDoc.
Dec. 7, 2016
OOIDA filed 41 pages of comments to the FMCSA in opposition of a proposal that would have mandated speed limiters on heavy vehicles. The Association cited studies and statistics that indicate speed limiters would make America’s highways more dangerous.