OOIDA scores a recent win in the battle against forced tows

April 22, 2019


LLN (4/22/19) OOIDA scores a recent win in the battle against forced tows. Plus a former trucker teaches you how to lose your love handles but not your CB handle. We’ll continue our list of insurance endorsements and what they cover. Plus find out why some ELDs may not keep you compliant.

0:00-9:57 – Newscast

9:57-24:43 – A former truck driver creates a fitness program especially for truckers.

24:43-39:38 – Part II – What your insurance endorsements actually cover. Plus, your registered ELD may not keep you compliant.

39:38-49:22 – A recent win against consensual towing in Missouri

Segment 1


Police in Ohio are looking for information regarding the robbery of the Pilot Truck Stop at U.S. 127 and Interstate 70. According to the Preble County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened just after 11:30 on Friday night.

  • The suspect is described as a light-skinned black male wearing a ski mask. He entered the store and pointed a gun at the clerks, ordering them to open the cash drawers. He is approximately between 5’8 and 5’10 and was wearing a New Orleans Saints jogging suit with an emblem on the left chest. After leaving the store, the suspect got into a black Ford Escape SUV being driven by an accomplice. The pair headed east on Interstate 70. Anyone with information is asked to call the Preble County Sheriff’s office at 937-456-6262

Segment 2

A former Trucker turned fitness trainer says it only takes four minutes to get fit. Mary McKenna gets the details from Siphewe Baleka, who has designed a simple fitness program exclusively for truck drivers.

Segment 3

Part II Do your endorsements have you covered on every level of your business? Trina McIntyre and Stacey Sanders of OOIDA’s Truck Insurance Department will join Mary McKenna with the information.

  • Find out more information about OOIDA’s Truck Insurance.
  • You can also call the insurance department directly at 800-715-9369.
  • If you have a question about truck insurance you’d like answered on the air, you can call the Land Line Now Listener Comment Line at 800-324-6856.

Plus, just because you buy an ELD from the registered ELDs list on FMCSA’s website doesn’t mean you’re compliant. Adam Kleinschmidt joins Mark Reddig with details on today’s business assist.

Segment 4

And finally, OOIDA’s Manager of Government Affairs, Mike Matousek will bring us up to date on OOIDA’s fight to bring protections to truckers forced to have their truck towed.