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Government, Business

New York Judge Approves Settlement Requiring State to Refund $44.4 Million to OOIDA

A New York state judge has approved a settlement reached last year requiring the state of New York to refund $44.4 million to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association on behalf of drivers wrongly charged out-of-state highway use taxes and decal fees.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Government, Business

OOIDA Petitions US Supreme Court to Reject Electronic Logging Device Rule

Rand McNally

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association on April 12 asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a federal rule requiring electronic logging devices because the group said the mandate would subject drivers to potential “warrantless, suspicionless” searches and seizures.

Transport Topics
April 12, 2017
Government, Business

OOIDA Asks Appeals Court to Vacate Medical Examiners Certification Rule

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has asked an appeals court to throw out a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration final rule on medical examiners' certification integration that failed to include guidelines for examiners to diagnose whether truck drivers have obstructive sleep apnea.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2016
Business

Appeals Court Rules Against OOIDA in ELD Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit last month denied the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s challenge to the federal electronic logging device mandate.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Government, Business

OOIDA Loses Appeal in ELD Case

Rand McNally

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit denied the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s challenge to the federal electronic logging device mandate Oct. 31.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
October 31, 2016
Government, Business

OOIDA Urges House Leaders to Oppose Speed Limiter Provision

House funding leaders should reject a provision that would mandate the use of speed limiters on heavy vehicles when they consider funding legislation later this year, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said in a letter Oct. 17.

Transport Topics
October 19, 2016
Government, Business

OOIDA Settles With New York State For $44.4 Million

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association reached a $44.4 million tax refund agreement with New York state on Sept. 21.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
September 28, 2016
Business

FMCSA Defends E-Log Rule From OOIDA Legal Challenge

In a brief filed with a federal appeals court, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration defended a legal challenge to the agency’s electronic logging device rule by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 27, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Video: OOIDA Senior Official Criticizes FMCSA’s ‘Beyond Compliance’

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s “Beyond Compliance” incentives program for carriers and drivers was criticized by stakeholders during a public forum at an annual trucking show here April 1.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 1, 2016
Government, Business

OOIDA Files Documents with Appeals Court to Support Request for Review of ELD Rule

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has told an appeals court that a federal mandate requiring electronic logging devices on commercial vehicles “does not advance safety, is arbitrary and capricious and violates Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures.”

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 1, 2016

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