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Initial Victory on Ohio SB 170

On May 2, 2018, Governor Kasich signed SB 170, which seeks to streamline the CDL conversion process for military veterans with experience operating heavy-duty machinery. SB 170 requires the Director of the Ohio Department of Public Safety to seek approval from the United States Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to implement a temporary pilot... Continue Reading →

Volunteer Appreciation Day 2018

In our society, there seems to be a day that recognizes anything and everything. April 20, 2018 marks Volunteer Recognition Day. Just as we celebrate Truck Driver Appreciation Week by recognizing our outstanding drivers, we celebrate Volunteer Recognition Day by recognizing our outstanding volunteers. If you Google “What is a trade association?” you will receive... Continue Reading →

Fast food doesn’t have to mean unhealthy!

The following is a submission from Certified Oil. Opinions expressed in this editorial do not express the view of the Ohio Trucking Association, nor does this blog post constitute an OTA endorsement. The OTA Road Map blog simply serves as an opportunity for members to share content, educate, and engage the entire membership on issues pertinent to the trucking industry.... Continue Reading →

Lessons Learned from a Professional Driver

On February 6, 2018, the Ohio Trucking Association's Director of Membership, Evan Newman, participated in a ride along with K-Limited Carrier, Ltd.'s Scott Harrison. The following story is a recap of some of the many lessons learned that day. On February 6, 2018, I took my first ride in a tractor trailer, and had the... Continue Reading →

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