Friday Short Haul - Volvo Dynamic Steering, Meals For 18 Wheels, Speeding Crackdown, OOIDA Opposes Legislation

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In this Friday Short Haul Volvo introduces its dynamic steering, Meals for 18 Wheels seeks volunteers, trucks nabbed in speeding crackdown, OOIDA opposes trucking legislation.

Friday Short Haul - Volvo Dynamic Steering, Meals for 18 Wheels, speeding crackdown, OOIDA opposes legislation

I don't know about anybody else, but watching Volvo's video gives me goosebumps. I don't know if it's that song by Enya that gives me goosebumps every time I hear it anyway, or if it's because of the amazing talent of Jean-Claude van Damme. But, wow!

As a side note, I'm betting the video was reversed, and it was originally filmed moving forward. Doesn't matter. Still wow!

OOIDA:

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

Who They Are

OOIDA is an international trade association representing the interests of independent owner-operators and professional drivers on all issues that affect truckers. The over 150,000 members of OOIDA are men and women in all 50 states and Canada who collectively own and/or operate more than 240,000 individual heavy-duty trucks and small truck fleets.

Their Mission

The mission of OOIDA is to serve owner-operators, small fleets and professional truckers; to work for a business climate where truckers are treated equally and fairly; to promote highway safety and responsibility among all highway users; and to promote a better business climate and efficiency for all truck operators.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

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