2008 Special Reports Archive
December

Monday, December 01, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Medical certificates now required in licensing process

Thursday, December 04, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA says Pennsylvania toll increases will hurt truckers

Wednesday, December 10, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Ontario lawmaker questions rationale behind speed limiters

Friday, December 12, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: CARB clamps down on trucking in California

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: New reg tackles intermodal equipment safety issues

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA names 16 deadly sins for new entrants

Wednesday, December 17, 2008
ON THE SCENE: Truckin’ with gas, natural gas that is

November

Tuesday, November 04, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA says Quebec reneged on speed limiter pledge

Monday, November 10, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: New York revises truck ban plan after feds weigh in

Tuesday, November 11, 2008
VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE PART 1: OOIDA member urges others to never forget

Tuesday, November 11, 2008
VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE PART 2: OOIDA member pushes for veterans’ center

Thursday, November 13, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Mandated observation of urine tests to remain on hold

Tuesday, November 18, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: No changes to HOS, 11th hour and 34-hour restart stay

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA says 2010 engine standard needs hard look

Friday, November 21, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA to meet with Obama’s transition team

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Obama team hears truckers’ perspective from OOIDA

October

Thursday, October 16, 2008
TOP STORY: Remembering OOIDA’s First Lady, Mary Johnston

Friday, October 17, 2008
Scholarship committee pays tribute to OOIDA’s Mary Johnston

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Bee crisis – OOIDA member credited with discovery

Friday, October 24, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: CARB develops new rules for all trucking in CA

Tuesday, October 28, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Trucking failures continue at record pace

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Speed limiters will be mandatory Jan. 1 in Quebec

Thursday, October 30, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Ontario jumps on Jan. 1 speed limiter bandwagon

September

Friday, September 05, 2008
LAWSUIT UPDATE: OOIDA seeks rehearing of DAC appeal

Friday, September 05, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: DOT says Highway Trust Fund is broke

Monday, September 08, 2008
URGENT: House to vote on ending cross-border program with Mexico

Tuesday, September 09, 2008
URGENT: House vote pending on cross-border program with Mexico

Wednesday, September 10, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: House votes to end cross-border program with Mexico

Thursday, September 11, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: FHWA denies Pennsylvania’s application to toll I-80

Thursday, September 11, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Senate votes to bail out Highway Trust Fund

Friday, September 12, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Federal Maritime Commission slows port truck ban?

Thursday, September 18, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA supports Baird’s bill on loans for truckers

Wednesday, September 24, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA to help award part of $50 million EPA grant

Friday, September 26, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA extends rule suspensions for relief drivers

Monday, September 29, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Bill mandates pass-through of DOD fuel surcharges

Monday, September 29, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: L.A., Long Beach ports to accept day pass, credit cards

Tuesday, September 30, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Data flawed on Mexican truck safety reg compliance

August

Monday, August 04, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Cross-border program extended despite opposition

Monday, August 04, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Cross-border opponents not deterred by extension

Friday, August 08, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA to talk speed limiters with Canadian officials

Tuesday, August 12, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: L.A., Long Beach OK truck grants for MX carriers

Friday, August 15, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: L.A., Long Beach OK grants for Mexican carriers

Monday, August 18, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA, Canadian officials discuss speed limiters

Friday, August 22, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Fitch gives toll roads a ‘negative’ rating

Tuesday, August 26, 2008
LAWSUIT UPDATE: OOIDA leaders consider further action in DAC case

July

Tuesday, July 08, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA to challenge speed limiter law in Canada

Wednesday, July 09, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA again battles push for longer, heavier trucks

Thursday, July 10, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Sen. Dorgan takes aim at cross-border program

Thursday, July 10, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Study shows pros and cons of speed limiters

Wednesday, July 16, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA performance criticized by Senate committee

Thursday, July 17, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Ontario Registry seeks comments on speed limiter regs

Monday, July 21, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: GAO study critical of DOT’s medical process

Friday, July 25, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: House questions medical self-certification, GAO study

Wednesday, July 30, 2008
BREAKING NEWS: Bill calls for end of cross-border program

Wednesday, July 30, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Vote on cross-border program possible Thursday

Thursday, July 31, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: House committee votes to end cross-border program

June

Monday, June 02, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Hearing set for Thursday on Ontario speed limiters

Tuesday, June 03, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Speculation blamed for one-third of fuel prices

Thursday, June 05, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Testimony flows at Ontario speed limiter hearing

Friday, June 06, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Ontario extends comment period on speed limiters

Thursday, June 12, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Ontario government fast-tracking speed-limiter bill

Monday, June 16, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Speed limiter bill passes in Ontario

Wednesday, June 25, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Feds tighten up drug testing policies

Wednesday, June 25, 2008
FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK: Federal ‘suggestion’ slowly gaining some traction

May

Thursday, May 01, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Rep. Petri introduces TRUCC Act in the House

Friday, May 02, 2008
LAWSUIT UPDATE: Allied/North American offer $1.25 million settlement

Tuesday, May 06, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Truckers need help ‘soon’ OOIDA tells Congress

Wednesday, May 07, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Fuel surcharge legislation moving in House, Senate

Wednesday, May 14, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Congress approves bills to stop oil diversion to SPR

Thursday, May 15, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: ‘Let the people speak’ on Ontario speed limiters

Tuesday, May 20, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Senators want truck weights kept at 80,000 pounds

Wednesday, May 21, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: GAO says drug testing system needs work

Friday, May 23, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: DeFazio widens fuel surcharge net

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: NJ lawmakers consider split speeds, speed limiters

April

Tuesday, April 08, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: EPA taking applications for retrofit grants

Tuesday, April 22, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Trucking industry takes big hit in first quarter

Wednesday, April 23, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Senator seeks temporary reduction in diesel tax

Thursday, April 24, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Bill seeks to end fuel surcharge skimming

Friday, April 25, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Truckers encouraged to rally around TRUCC Act

March

Thursday, March 06, 2008
ROAD BUZZ: Feds remain silent on raid of Swift driving school

Friday, March 07, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Cross-border program to be extended?

Monday, March 10, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: DOT attempts defense of cross-border program

Monday, March 10, 2008
ACT NOW: March 17 is deadline to file comments on HOS regs

Tuesday, March 11, 2008
HOT TOPIC: Cross-border program under microscope

Monday, March 17, 2008
ACT NOW: Today is deadline to file comments on HOS regs

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
CASE UPDATE: Truckers granted class status on lumping coercion claim

Tuesday, March 18, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA official to deliver comments to port officials

Wednesday, March 19, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Speed limiter bill introduced in province of Ontario

Thursday, March 20, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: L.A. OKs port plan; long-haulers reassured

Monday, March 24, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA extends driver training comment deadline

Monday, March 24, 2008
BREAKING NEWS: DOJ approves XM-Sirius merger

Thursday, March 27, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Shutdown talk heats up; OOIDA flooded with calls

February

Friday, February 08, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Comments on HOS regs due by Feb. 15

Monday, February 11, 2008
OOIDA NEWS: Association names Don Rondeau as security advisor

Tuesday, February 12, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA argues legality of cross-border program

Thursday, February 14, 2008
DRIVER ALERT: CA issues $800 fines for missing engine stickers

Friday, February 15, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: HOS comment period extended to March 17

Friday, February 22, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Comments sought on HOS, driver training

January

Friday, January 04, 2008
BULLETIN: DOT making ‘serious mistake’ with cross-border program

Tuesday, January 08, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Corzine says toll hikes necessary to pay debts

Friday, January 11, 2008
HOT TOPIC: Do police have rights to all motorists’ blood?
Drivers sue states after roadside blood sampling results in infection, permanent injury

Tuesday, January 15, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Panel recommends federal fuel tax increases

Wednesday, January 16, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Fuel tax proposal on tap for House hearing

Thursday, January 17, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: Transportation reform has a price

Wednesday, January 23, 2008
UPDATE: FMCSA breaking ‘both letter and the spirit of the law’

Friday, January 25, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: DC Circuit Court leaves HOS alone

Thursday, January 31, 2008
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA urges Bush to act to ease fuel prices

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