2009 Special Reports Archive
December

Friday, December 04, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA calls for suspension of CARB regs

Monday, December 07, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA kicks off third annual Truckers for Troops

Thursday, December 10, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: CARB to redo ‘stained’ report, mulls truck/bus delay

Monday, December 14, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA swoops down on Ledar again

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
AIRS DEC. 15: Dan Rather Reports features more on trucking

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Senator calls for EOBRs on all trucks

Tuesday, December 22, 2009
UPDATE: Court to C.R. England – again, what’s good for the goose …

Tuesday, December 22, 2009
BREAKING NEWS: Arrow drivers wake to nightmare before Christmas

Wednesday, December 23, 2009
UPDATE: Navistar announces plans to get stranded Arrow drivers home

Wednesday, December 23, 2009
UPDATE: Trucking community comes to aid of stranded Arrow drivers

Monday, December 28, 2009
UPDATE: Stiffed Arrow drivers want answers

Tuesday, December 29, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Truck stolen in California

Tuesday, December 29, 2009
UPDATE: Arrow drivers dig out from company collapse

November

Monday, November 02, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Transportation-related initiatives on many ballots

Wednesday, November 04, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: What Election Day means for trucking

Friday, November 06, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Senate confirms Ferro to lead FMCSA

Wednesday, November 11, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Rather report nails the issues; ATA a no-show

Friday, November 13, 2009
BULLETIN: Ferro starts Monday as FMCSA administrator

Friday, November 13, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA urges truckers to comment on NY restrictions

Friday, November 20, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Tips sought for stolen trucks, baby food load

Friday, November 20, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA sues Minnesota over CMV enforcement

October

Thursday, October 15, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Driver, Peterbilt, flatbed missing in CO

Friday, October 16, 2009
ANALYSIS: Don’t get railroaded by all of this tax talk

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: HOS heads back to the drawing board

Friday, October 30, 2009
MEMBER BULLETIN: OOIDA Board nomination forms in the mail

September

Tuesday, September 01, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: 1989 Peterbilt, Fruehauf flatbed stolen in Texas

Friday, September 04, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: DOT IG reports on cross-border trucking

Thursday, September 10, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: First Observer marks Sept. 11 with training for truckers

Friday, September 11, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Minnesota enforced federal regs without authority

August

Wednesday, August 05, 2009
LL INVESTIGATION: SBA loan program ‘designed to fail’

Friday, August 07, 2009
LL INVESTIGATION: SBA loan program ‘designed to fail’

Monday, August 17, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: IL axes split speeds; OOIDA savors latest success

Monday, August 24, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Trailer stolen in Memphis

Tuesday, August 25, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: 2002 Pete stolen in Houston

Monday, August 31, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Freightliner stolen in Lakeland, FL

Monday, August 31, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Truck and trailer stolen from Flying J in Kansas

July

Thursday, July 02, 2009
EXCLUSIVE: Seeking a SBA loan? Hope you aren’t in a hurry

Thursday, July 02, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: CARB delays reefer enforcement until 2010

Friday, July 10, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Fuel surcharge policy for DOD loads nears final OK

Wednesday, July 15, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Truck, trailer stolen in Florida

Monday, July 20, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Truck stolen in Florida

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Concealed carry amendment slated for debate, vote

Wednesday, July 29, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Truck stolen in California

Friday, July 31, 2009
OOIDA TRACER ALERT: Trailer stolen in Florida

Friday, July 31, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Skimming fuel surcharges on DOD loads ends

Friday, July 31, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Investigative report criticizes ‘reincarnated’ motor carriers

June

Monday, June 01, 2009
UPDATE: OOIDA anticipates precedent-setting win against Supervalu

Thursday, June 11, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA gains place at the table in food safety debate

Friday, June 12, 2009
UPDATE: Progressive decision from judge in OOIDA v. C.R. England

Tuesday, June 16, 2009
ON THE SCENE: Ontario truckers push back on government, big business

Wednesday, June 24, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Lawmaker urges action on ‘inappropriate’ tariffs

Friday, June 26, 2009
UPDATE: OOIDA’s lawsuit against MN fatigue program moves forward

May

Friday, May 01, 2009
BULLETIN: Minnesota fatigue checklist complaint?

Wednesday, May 13, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA takes arbitrary fatigue enforcement to court

Friday, May 15, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Pennsylvania lawmakers renew effort to toll I-80

Monday, May 18, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Illinois uniform speed bill headed to Gov. Quinn

Thursday, May 21, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: VDOT puts 19 rest areas on chopping block

Thursday, May 28, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA urges VA governor to keep rest areas open

Thursday, May 28, 2009
LL EXCLUSIVE: Speed limiters emerge as Ontario election issue

April

Wednesday, April 01, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA meets with LaHood on Mexican truck program

Wednesday, April 01, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA debunks push for bigger, heavier trucks

Thursday, April 02, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Ohio split speed limits eliminated

Thursday, April 02, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: LA port approves OOIDA-influenced day-pass system

Monday, April 06, 2009
ANALYSIS: Mexican trucking association flip-flops on cross-border issue

Thursday, April 23, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA efforts pay off, Long Beach day-pass OKed

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: New Brunswick seeks speed limiters for trucks

March

Monday, March 02, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Truckers protest Ontario speed-limiter law

Monday, March 02, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Senate considers cross-border program funding

Wednesday, March 11, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Cross-border trucking program cut

Thursday, March 19, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Cross-border trucking program with Mexico

Wednesday, March 25, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Bill aims to freeze truck size, weights on interstates

Friday, March 27, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Illinois lawmakers advance bills to eliminate split speeds

Friday, March 27, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA to Obama: Suspend plans to open border

Tuesday, March 31, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Ohio bill on uniform speeds, transportation budget

February

Tuesday, February 10, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Senate approves $838 billion stimulus bill

Friday, February 13, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: $300 million for DERA, truckers remain in stimulus

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Highway dollars wasted on luxury rentals, dinner parties

Wednesday, February 25, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: The real reason behind the Highway Trust Fund decline

Thursday, February 26, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Cross-border trucking program funding in jeopardy

January

Tuesday, January 06, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Maryland toll increases unfairly target truckers

Friday, January 09, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: OIG: Highway Watch lacked productivity, oversight

Tuesday, January 20, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Obama administration to inherit EOBR controversy

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Obama puts hold on 11th-hour regs, including EOBRs

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: LaHood nomination sent to full Senate for confirmation

Friday, January 23, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Senate confirms LaHood to head DOT

Friday, January 30, 2009
SPECIAL REPORT: Congressman not impressed with ATA speed limiter dream

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