Crime & Courts, News
A New Mexico jury awarded a family $40.5M for a wrongful death suit against Werner Enterprises. The heart of the lawsuit was Werner's driver training.
On air at 7 p.m., Online at 8 p.m. ET – Truckers for Troops is just around the corner. We’ll find out what some past donations have bought to that you might not expect: golf clubs. Plus, we’ll have the latest on a lawsuit over Rhode Island’s truck only tolls program.
OOIDA supports continuing a program that determines if truck crashes were preventable. Drivers shouldn’t be blamed for nonpreventable crashes, OOIDA says.
Despite overall unemployment at its lowest in 50 years, trucking suffered another monthly job loss, sinking trucking employment in the red for the year.
Don’t let paperwork muddle your mind. OOIDA’s Compliance Connection can help keep tabs on driver compliance forms and deadlines. Equipment maintenance too.
Opinion, Truck Parking
Milton, Wis., just passed a truck parking ban. Staff Writer Tyson Fisher explains why Milton, of all cities, highlights the real truck parking problem.
News, Truck Parking
A new TRIP study highlights issues truckers will likely face as the economy and freight demand increases, including e-commerce, congestion and parking.
One Pennsylvania bill would ensure state police gets money needed for operations without sacrificing revenue needed for road and bridge work.
Join or renew your membership in OOIDA for a special price and help support U.S. military members during the Truckers for Troops telethon, Nov. 11-15.
The DRIVE-Safe Act, a bill that would allow 18-year-olds to operate in interstate commerce, is gradually gaining support.
Should nonpreventable crashes count against drivers? OOIDA says no, and FMCSA’s crash preventability determination program should be permanent.
The Michigan governor has acted to tamp down a short-term roads deal. Her goal is to force lawmakers back to the negotiation table to do a long-term deal.