Federal, News, OOIDA
OOIDA encourages support for restroom bill
OOIDA is asking its more than 150,000 members to support a bill that would help ensure restroom access for truck drivers.
Podcast: Answering questions about IFTA
Tracking fuel tax state to state for IFTA can be a confusing, complicated matter. But it’s something you have to have done right.
Alabama, Pennsylvania make strides to protect roads and bridge funds
Legislative action in Alabama and Pennsylvania would limit much money is routed away from roads and bridges for other purposes.
Trucking jobs up slightly, but down compared to January
Although trucking jobs increased month to month, the long-term picture is representing more of a plateau, according to one analyst.
Features, News, Truck Shows
Shell Rotella SuperRigs set for next week in Wyoming
The Shell Rotella SuperRigs 2023 event is scheduled for June 8-10 in Gillette, Wyo. More than $25,000 in cash and prizes is on the line.
Coronavirus, Federal, News
CDL test waiver shouldn’t be made permanent, FMCSA report says
In a report to Congress, FMCSA cited safety concerns and lack of oversight as reasons for not making a CDL test examiner waiver permanent.
Business, Equipment, News
Shell Starship 3.0 to cruise highways this summer
When the latest version of the Shell Starship hits the highways this summer, it will be powered by a Cummins X15N natural gas engine.
FMCSA launches human trafficking awareness campaign
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a new human trafficking awareness campaign called “Your Roads, Their Freedom.”
New York bill mandates speed limiters for passenger vehicles
One New York Senate bill would mandate advanced safety technology for all new passenger vehicles registered in the state.
Distracted driving is getting worse, study finds
A study by Cambridge Mobile Telematics suggests that distracted driving is increasing, costing people’s lives and society billions of dollars.
News, Safety & Security
Operation Safe Driver Week campaign returns in July
Law enforcement will be focused more sharply than normal on unsafe driving behavior during Operation Safe Driver Week, July 9-15.
Features, News, OOIDA
OOIDA tour trailer stops in Utah, Nevada
This weekend, Marty Ellis, driver of the OOIDA tour trailer, heads to Toole, Utah, and then trucks over to Wells, Nev.