While OOIDA isn’t endorsing EPA’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative, the Association does want truckers to play a role in shaping any future regulations.
OOIDA continues to make slow progress on a longstanding issue affecting car haulers. Also, the latest on the EPA’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative.
Winter is just around the corner. Do you know which states require chains? Be prepared before you roll out with Land Line’s annual U.S. Chain Law round up.
Products & Services
New oil and gas projects are boosting flatbed spot rates, but rates for reefers and vans slipped a little last week, according to DAT Solutions.
New Prime said it will wait for a final court decision regarding California’s AB5 before returning to its original business model in the state.
A Missouri bill to raise road revenue via the state’s fuel tax is moving forward. OOIDA has voiced concern about a disproportionate increase for diesel.
Crime & Courts
A federal court ruled that P.A.M. Transport drivers are entitled to pay for short breaks and logged time. Several other claims could be decided by a jury.
Applications for the Mary Johnston Scholarship Program are due by Feb. 1. Children, grandchildren and legal dependents of OOIDA members are eligible.
Fuel prices, OOIDA
OOIDA continues its fight to get Federal Highway Administration to remove regulatory guidance regarding the definition of automobile transporters.
Crime & Courts
Indiana State Police knew something was up when an officer spotted a truck pulling double trailers with no overweight permit.
Multiple Virginia legislators are pursuing changes to state law that would open the door to the use of speed cameras along certain stretches of roadways.
Is your hometown state relatively easy to drive in or is it a nightmare? WalletHub’s Best and Worst States to Drive In report has the complete breakdown.
Consider taxes when weighing whether to become an owner-operator. OOIDA’s Truck to Success course can help. Tax expert Barry Fowler has advice.