Last week we reported a story on the OOWNER‐OPERATOR INDEPENDENT DRIVERS ASSOCIATION, INC lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. This week the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed the OOIDA's challenge of FMCSA's ELD mandate.
The Owner Operators Independent Drivers Association has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration trying to stop the mandatory requirement to use Electronic Logging Devices. Here are the issues that OOIDA has brought in their suit:
I. THE FINAL RULE DOES NOT IMPLEMENT THE STATUTORY MANDATE TO RECORD A DRIVER’S HOURS OF SERVICE AND CHANGES IN DUTY STATUS AUTOMATICALLY
2 THE FINAL RULE FAILS TO ENSURE THAT ELDS ARE NOT USED TO HARASS DRIVERS NOT NECESSARY TO FURTHER THE REGULATORY SCHEME
NOTICE: This event has been moved to October 11th @ 11am
Kristopher Gordon from West Side Transport out of Cedar Rapids, IA will be visiting our South St Paul location to talk about the opportunities they have for drivers. We have had many students go to West Side after graduating and have come back with great things to say.
Steven K. just graduated from Interstate's 160 Hour Professional Tractor Trailer Program. He started with the idea of going to drive for a major carrier and now that he's completed his course, he'll be driving for Schneider.
Peter M. from St. Paul MN has just graduated from ITDS's 160 hour Program. He finished his course in 6 weeks, passed his first road test and is now in the process of choosing which company to drive with.
U.S. Veteran Mason H. from Lindstrom MN just grduated from our Professional Tractor Trailer Program. He used his post 9/11 GI Bill to get the funding he needed and now he's a new truck driver ready to drive.
HANNOVER, GERMANY. Once skeptical about the practicality of electric-powered commercial vehicles, Daimler Trucks is now planning to bring the Fuso eCanter to the U.S. market next year and to follow with production of electric light trucks from its van group by 2018.
Zach P. from Forest Lake MN, has just graduated from ITDS's Professional Tractor Trailer Program. He used the online training to get classroom / coursework portions done from home and he passed his first road test. It took Zach only 1 month to complete his course.