OOIDA Granted Motion for Leave to Intervene in HOS Case
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has granted the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s motion for leave to intervene in the court case about the updated federal hours-of-service regulations.
New York Hadn't Been Enforcing the ELD Mandate. Now It Is.
The New York State Department of Transportation announced that state inspectors will begin enforcing federal electronic logging device rules, ending a year-plus stretch during which a lawsuit kept the state law enforcement in limbo and left federal inspectors as the sole enforcers of the rule in the state.
Guest Editorial: A Clear Message on Hours-of-Service Reform
From ATA President and CEO Chris Spear: There’s a growing chorus to address federal hours-of-service rules, and American Trucking Associations is actively shaping the debate.
OOIDA ELD Exemption Request Draws Thousands of Comments
More than 4,000 comments were filed in response to a petition that seeks a five-year exemption from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device rule for small carriers, but whether any contained strong enough arguments to overturn Congress’ intent in adopting the rule is an open question.
OOIDA President Jim Johnston Dies at Age 78
Jim Johnston, the co-founder and longtime president and CEO of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, has died after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He was 78.January 11, 2018
NAFTA Talks Expose Disagreement Over Mexican Trucking Access
As efforts to renegotiate terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement shift from Ottawa to Washington, two trucking industry groups and the Teamsters union are taking aim at a provision in the current agreement that allows trucks from Mexico to operate in the United States.October 5, 2017
Capitol Agenda for the Week of Oct. 2: Seriously, ELD Mandate Is Happening
Failed attempts in court and on Capitol Hill to delay the upcoming electronic logging device mandate have done little to discourage critics of the rule who continue to push for a delay. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.