OOIDA continues fight for fairness and to block regulations that don’t improve safety.
FMCSA answers truckers’ questions about new provisions.
OOIDA filed formal comments on FMCSA’s recent decision to clarify agricultural definitions in the hours of service.
OOIDA blasts Congress for forgetting truckers in $900B relief package.
FMCSA proposes regulatory guidance.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration intends to require annual inspection of rear impact guards. CVSA petitioned for the change.
FMCSA wants to cut a duplicative requirement.
OOIDA’s Spencer makes a pitch to be next FMCSA administrator.
St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund is offering a free diabetes prevention program for OTR drivers with a valid Class A CDL, approved by the CDC
The FMCSA’s Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse query deadline for drivers was Jan. 5. It was expected that many carriers didn’t meet the deadline.
Attempts to raise fuel taxes are a seemingly constant pursuit at statehouses around the country. Upcoming months will be no different.
A trending topic at statehouses around the country covers raising road revenue through fees collected on electric vehicles.
The emissions cap-and-trade program could potentially cost consumers at the pump.
A campaign by the Florida Department of Transportation is reminding motor carriers of lane restrictions on certain highways in the state.
Commissioners in one Nevada locale have added their county to the growing list of places in the state to collect a local diesel tax.
Can COVID ‘mobile morgues’ be used as trailers again?
Keep track of trucking bills in Alabama, Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Utah.
OOIDA Foundation educates truckers through video series.
Despite difficult year, OOIDA members generate nearly $30K.
Land Line Magazine is proud to introduce its newest staff writer, SJ Munoz, to the team. Munoz brings skills as a reporter and photographer.
Bipartisan truck parking bill to take a shot in 117th Congress
The latest truck parking survey shows what has and has not changed in five years.
For the thousands of drivers involved, truckload turnover is more than a statistic. It’s a matter of serious personal consequence.
The FMCSA is moving forward with a final rule aimed at streamlining the process for commercial driver’s license applicants.
FMCSA approved an exemption that allows a company to use an alternative cargo securement system.
Grote Industries received an exemption to install amber brake-activated pulsating warning lamps on the rear of trailers and trucks.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released data on fatal occupational injuries in 2019. Trucker deaths marked a record high.
A federal appeals court denied an attempt to reinstate convictions against three former executives at the center of the PFJ rebate scheme.
A California appeals court has ruled that the state’s worker classification law, known as Assembly Bill 5, is not preempted by federal law.
In This Issue:
- The top trucking issues
- Deciphering hours of service
- OOIDA lauds HOS agricultural changes, asks for more
- Pulling no punches
- Defining yard moves
- Annual inspection?
- Eliminating redundancy
- Time to hand a trucker the keys?
- Program aims to drive down diabetes
- Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse deadline passes
- Fuel tax rate changes sought in multiple states
- Multiple states pursue boost in revenue from electric vehicles
- Transportation and Climate Initiative signed by three Northeast states and D.C.
- Motor carriers reminded of Florida’s truck lane restrictions
- A Reno-area county adopts local diesel tax
- An uncomfortable topic
- State Watch – March/April 2021
- The more you know
- Truckers for Troops campaign again delivers help to veterans
- SJ Munoz joins Land Line team
- The Parking Zone – February 2021
- Second Jason’s Law survey revealed
- Analysis: Driver turnover more than just a statistic
- Despite opposition, FMCSA changes CDL test rule
- Agency allows heavy-haul company to use alternative cargo securement technique
- Grote Industries receives exemption to install additional rear brake lights
- Trucker deaths mark record high
- Appeals court won’t reinstate convictions in PFJ rebate fraud
- AB5 not preempted, state appeals court rules
- New season
- Take your shot
- Team meeting
- Get the game plan
- Your shot at shaping a regulation’s future
- Calling an audible
- 2021 state legislative directory
- Truck Shows 2021: Will the show go on?
- Rookie of the year
- Winters in Hawaii
- ‘We see their struggles’
- Mafia Secrets – February 2021
- The Spirit swings through Texas in February
- Slight Detour – February 2021
- Wheels of Time
- Remembering Roadway
- Dashboard Confidential – February 2021
- Roses & Razzberries – February 2021
In order to block an increase in the minimum insurance requirement, OOIDA will need the help of its members.
Land Line’s John Bendel says America’s interstates were built for a time when the population was less than half what it is now.
This month in trucking history includes OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh testifying in front of a Senate subcommittee last year.
New players, new game plan.
You’re the expert on trucking. Provide lawmakers with your expertise.
Huddle up with your Congress member or Senator and start coaching them up on the realities and challenges of trucking.
You can’t play the game if you don’t know what’s going on.
Disagree with a proposed regulation? You can make your comments online, and Land Line will walk you through the process.
When things aren’t stacked up like you’d like to see, you have tools to change the play.
A list of the best phone numbers in each state to contact your lawmakers about the status of bills and issues of interest to trucking and truck drivers.
Truck show organizers are making plans as the nation remains in recovery mode, with some still unable to make a decision.
Purple Heart recipient wins annual Transition Trucking award.
OOIDA senior member navigates narrow highways and active volcanoes while trucking through
the Aloha State.
Illinois State Police officer uses Facebook page to educate public on how to share the road with big trucks.
Appearance of yesteryear with all the modern perks
Jon Osburn and the OOIDA tour truck will be making stops in Texas in February, and odds are good a bowl of Texas chili is part of the deal.
The open road can be a wild ride. A place of weird, wonderful sights and scenic byways. Join us as we take you on a Slight Detour.
Truck collecting strategies – a basic primer
With its name emblazoned in huge, block capital letters, Roadway was once the second-largest LTL in North America.
The roadside blues
In this edition of Roses & Razzberries, roses are given those who acknowledge the heroic work of truckers in 2020.