2003 Special Reports Archive

December
Tuesday, December 02, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: HOS - the good news?
Thursday, December 04, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Trucker has a close encounter with Ohio sniper
Wednesday, December 10, 2003
ROAD ALERT: Truckers warned to stay alert in Columbus, OH, area
Wednesday, December 17, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Groups sue FMCSA on its HOS rules
Monday, December 22, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Threat level up a notch
November
Thursday, November 06, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Shooting kills two at Ohio trucking terminal
Thursday, November 06, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Bills place chassis responsibility on owners - not drivers
Tuesday, November 11, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: The biggest tax you never knew about
Wednesday, November 12, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Group studies best way to pay for road work
Wednesday, November 12, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: New financing options sought for transportation
Friday, November 14, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA urges vigilance in daily trucking operations
Friday, November 14, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA’s Sandberg greets O/O’s at OOIDA headquarters
Friday, November 21, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Colorado town delays engine brake decision
Friday, November 21, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Chairman Young’s highway proposal - some specifics
October
Friday, October 03, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Surprise in the mailbox?
Friday, October 24, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Illinois truckers show their anger over hiked fees
Friday, October 31, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Colorado town’s engine brake law moves forward
September
Wednesday, September 10, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Wanna fake driver’s license? Easy as pie, GAO says
Friday, September 12, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: World’s largest truck convoy under way
Tuesday, September 16, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Truckers beware - Hurricane heads toward East Coast
Friday, September 19, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Altered route keeps this trucker out of the worst of Isabel
Tuesday, September 23, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA settles Intrenet suit for return of escrow funds
Friday, September 26, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Report - U.S. bridges and tunnels at risk from terrorists
August
Thursday, August 14, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Legislative issues affecting truckers still active
Monday, August 18, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Power still iffy in Michigan: truckers looking for fuel
Monday, August 18, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Power outage - lots of questions, few answers
Wednesday, August 20, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA signs on its 100,000th member
Friday, August 22, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Record winter diesel prices feared
Friday, August 29, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Truck makers assess high-tech security options
July
Wednesday, July 02, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Safety Month survey shows 33 percent saw positive results
Monday, July 21, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA wants employers to know more about drivers
Wednesday, July 23, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA vs. Arctic: Recent ruling seen as significant for truckers
June
Tuesday, June 03, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Texas House resolution supports Safety Month
Wednesday, June 04, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Trucker says the big rigs are already running compliant
Wednesday, June 04, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Michigan designates June as Truck Safety Month
Thursday, June 05, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Louisiana recognizes June as Truck Safety Month
Thursday, June 05, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: One driver says &rlquo;no’
Friday, June 06, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Kentucky’s Gov. Patton proclaims support for truckers
Friday, June 06, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Reviews positive on OOIDA’s run compliant effort
Friday, June 06, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Two more states pass resolutions supporting Safety Month
Tuesday, June 10, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Virginia governor names June Truck Safety Month
Wednesday, June 11, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Talent introduces Safety Month Resolution in U.S. Senate
Wednesday, June 11, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: FMSCA says no dice to young driver program
Wednesday, June 11, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA seeks enforcement authority over motor carrier officials
Wednesday, June 11, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA to Ohio Senate panel - split speeds simply not safe
Thursday, June 12, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA wants wider enforcement over carriers and drivers
Friday, June 13, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Groups battle to continue split speeds in Illinois
Friday, June 13, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Split data at the heart of battle over split speed limits
Monday, June 16, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Idaho governor recognizes June Safety Month
Monday, June 16, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Trucker compliance stories rolling into OOIDA
Tuesday, June 17, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: June Safety Month - more positive reports
Wednesday, June 18, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: No usage tax in Illinois; new plan would increase IRP fees
Thursday, June 19, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: une Safety Month - cool runnings
Tuesday, June 24, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Strict compliance with speed limits: better fuel mileage
Thursday, June 26, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Road safety stories - Persistence pays off
Friday, June 27, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Law firm says violations down throughout June
May
Thursday, May 08, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Frequently asked questions about HOS rules
Tuesday, May 13, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: U.S. Congress backs OOIDA’s June safety initiative
Monday, May 19, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Ohio lawmaker introduces uniform speed bill
Friday, May 23, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Pressure from your carrier? Now you can tell us online
Friday, May 30, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Running compliant steering in positive direction
April
Friday, April 04, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: No place like home
Thursday, April 10, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Military technology urged for border and port security
Thursday, April 10, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA, others to explore trucking health issues
Friday, April 11, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Ridge outlines transportation security plan
Tuesday, April 15, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: TSA warning - beware the ’double‘ explosion tactic
Tuesday, April 15, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: It’s April 15 - do you know where your 1040 is?
Wednesday, April 16, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Mexico irked, may block U.S. trucks
Wednesday, April 23, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Going home a crime - Say it isn’t so
Wednesday, April 23, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Truckers slow New Orleans port operations - OOIDA urges caution
Thursday, April 24, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: FMCSA on HOS - longer driving hours, more rest, no black boxes
Thursday, April 24, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: New Orleans truckers achieving national attention
Friday, April 25, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: California may let cops put the brakes on trucks - literally
March
Thursday, March 06, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Senate panel urging e9-1-1 action
Monday, March 10, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Easy money? Not so easy for Legacy Leasing
Tuesday, March 11, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: New Jersey announces highway safety initiatives
Thursday, March 13, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Is Oklahoma compliant yet? IRP administrators will decide
Friday, March 14, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: DOT’s IG urges covert procedures to monitor CDL examiners
Tuesday, March 18, 2003
BE PREPARED: Dealing with a biological attack
Wednesday, March 19, 2003
BE PREPARED: What to do in a chemical attack
Wednesday, March 19, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: A sign of a clean rest area ahead
Thursday, March 20, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: If you spot terrorist activity - here’s the number to call
Thursday, March 20, 2003
FBI ALERT: Watch for Adnan G. El Shukrijumah
Thursday, March 20, 2003
BE PREPARED: Dealing with explosions and nuclear attacks
Thursday, March 20, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Transportation/trucking center stage as war looms
Thursday, March 20, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: One bad apple
Friday, March 21, 2003
WEB SPECIAL: FBI fears Shukrijumah’s dirty bomb capability
Friday, March 21, 2003
MATS NEWS SPECIAL: Some highlights from the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville
February
Monday, February 03, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Truckers burned up over alleged ticket in California
Tuesday, February 04, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: DOT to improve CDL process, Mexican truck inspections
Friday, February 07, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: U.S. goes to code orange: High attack risk, dirty bomb feared
Friday, February 07, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Effort to aid homebound Arkansas truckers hits a bump in the road
Tuesday, February 11, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Easy money? Funding Tree apparently takes root in Nevada
Wednesday, February 12, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Truckers hit by diesel price spikes
Thursday, February 20, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: States begin withholding IRP fees to Oklahoma
Friday, February 21, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Amendment would move up registration fix in Kansas
Tuesday, February 25, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA breaks ground on headquarters expansion
Wednesday, February 26, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: War worries prompt call for fuel gouging investigation
Thursday, February 27, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Arkansas effort to aid homebound truckers in trouble
Thursday, February 27, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Oklahoma extends tag and IFTA deadlines
Friday, February 28, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: ATTN truckstops - The FBI wants this tree-hugging guy
January
Thursday, January 02, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Mexican truck entry spurs insurance fraud concerns
Thursday, January 02, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: State of NC and governor sued: accused of pilfering road money
Thursday, January 02, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Schumer plan looks to terrorism via trucks; OOIDA responds
Wednesday, January 08, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: OOIDA’s General VP Robert Driscoll succumbs to cancer
Thursday, January 16, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Court order puts the brakes on Mexican truck entry
Friday, January 24, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: U.S. security rules create trade insecurity, Canadian group says
Wednesday, January 29, 2003
SPECIAL REPORT: Arkansas House to vote Wednesday on truck sales tax cap, amnesty