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OOIDA says act now on transparency

May 19, 2020

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Land Line Now, May 19, 2020.

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Earlier today, OOIDA has formally requested that FMCSA enforce the broker transparency requirements. Also, the finale of 2005 Johnston-Voltmann debate.


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

OOIDA petitions DOT and FMCSA for action against bad brokers; another trucking company files for bankruptcy; and I don’t think that’s what they mean by using your melon – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. Broker transparency – Part III of the Johnston-Voltmann debate

We continue the replay of the 2005 debate between then-OOIDA President Jim Johnston and Bob Voltmann, president of the TIA, a group that represents brokers, as part of our celebration of Land Line Now’s 15th year on the air.


III. OOIDA to FMCSA: Enforce broker transparency now

The final part of the 2005 Johnston-Voltmann debate. Also, an OOIDA petition to FMCSA formally asks for action to compel brokers to follow existing federal transparency requirements.


IV. Three states tackle ticket quotas

New Jersey, Oklahoma and Tennessee are all pushing to eliminate ticket quotas. Meanwhile, New Jersey also is considering restrictions on ticket cameras.


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