Mark Reddig

Land Line Now Host

Mark H. Reddig first came to OOIDA in November of 2002 as a writer and editor at the association’s publication, Land Line Magazine. A winner of several national awards for his work at the magazine, Reddig is a veteran journalist and member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Kansas City Press Club. He previously served as an editor for several local newspapers in Kansas and Missouri and was editor of a Web site that covered the telecommunications industry. He grew up with connections to the trucking industry: As a teenager, he worked part-time for his father, who operated truck tire centers for Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.; members of his extended family worked for White Truck.

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Mark Reddig

Drivers give thumbs-down to Virginia left lane plan

Truckers tell Marty Ellis they don’t like one Virginia lawmaker’s weird-bordering-on-nonsense left lane proposal – or the latest from Tesla.


What do we know about new chief at FMCSA?

A new deputy administrator has been named at FMCSA – and has an inside track to be the administration’s eventual nominee to head the agency.

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Hair testing study flawed, OOIDA says

Recent research makes a case for hair testing – but Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation says the study is flawed, and he tells us why.