2003-2004 cost of operations survey: Report of results, Detroit, Wayne State University.
The final question of the survey asked drivers to provide comments that OOIDA
could pass along to FHWA.
3) Their viability is in part due to the ability of these independents to purchase insurance, medical coverage, maintenance, fuel, equipment, and other services at cost levels comparable to what could have been obtained through a carrier from OOIDA
maintains that ELDs are no better than handwritten paper logs when it comes to hours of service (HOS) compliance or highway safety.
is the international trade association representing independent owner-operators and professional drivers.
Owner Operator Independent Driver's Association (2008), OOIDA
It took OOIDA
less than 24 hours after FMCSA announced the measure for it to file a lawsuit opposing the rule.
The more than 152,000 members of OOIDA
are truckers in all 50 states and Canada who own and/or operate more than 200,000 individual heavy-duty trucks.
called it a "negative provision" that would create a "patchwork" of state-controlled toll roads in place of a unified Interstate system.