continues to build for OOIDA Truck Safety Month, on the calendar
are receiving letters and phone calls of support from not
only OOIDA members, but truckers all over the nation," reports
OOIDA Executive Vice President Todd Spencer. "We are
also getting positive input from some motor carriers, brokers, law-enforcement
officials, transportation management and lawmakers."
is June Safety Month? On Nov. 1, 2002, the OOIDA board of
directors voted to promote and sponsor the 30-day period
for June 2003, during which all drivers are encouraged to
operate in strict compliance with all laws and commercial
vehicle safety regulations. It will coincide with the annual
Roadcheck 2003, the nationwide commercial vehicle inspection
compliance will bring to light the true impact of all of
the lost time and productivity truckers must try to overcome
to deliver the nation's goods,” says Spencer. "With
new rules soon to be announced and implemented in the next
eight months, there is no better time to focus attention
where it really needs to be focused.”
association is encouraging all OOIDA members and Land
Line subscribers to display support of Truck Safety Month.
Truck decals, bumper stickers and window decals are among
the items available for free from OOIDA's Membership Department
and from the OOIDA display truck between now and June.
more information on the association's action plan, go to www.ooida.com.
The Web site features a special new section with more discussion,
answers to your questions and how to spread the word. Through
the Web site, you can order truck decals, free bumper stickers,
flyers and more. You can also download a flyer, bulletin
board poster or Web banner.
Go to http://www.ooida.com/Run_Legal/take_a_stand.htm.