Broker transparency? OOIDA says yes

October 15, 2020

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Land Line Now, Oct. 15, 2020.

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Should brokers reveal about what loads pay to truckers? OOIDA calls for broker transparency, and FMCSA wants to hear from drivers.

OOIDA clarifies broker transparency misinformation in message to Congress broker complaints


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

The FMCSA extends the comment period on an OOIDA request for a broker transparency rulemaking; former Pilot executives get their convictions dropped in a fuel rebate scheme; and that’s one way to flee a fire – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. Broker transparency and speaking out

Should brokers provide information about what loads pay to truckers? OOIDA calls for broker transparency, and FMCSA wants to hear from drivers. Also, a chance to get be part of greater driver input at FMCSA and three upcoming chances for truckers to speak out.


III. Wyoming, Michigan struggle with road funding

 

Wyoming is getting closer to charging truckers and other road users by the mile, while Michigan works on its own plan for how to pay for roads.


IV. COVID-19 lessons

What lessons and information have we learned about COVID-19, and how it might affect trucking? Plus what a young trucker has to say about the industry today, and the latest on a possible stimulus bill.


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