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OTA Takes on State of Oregon, ODOT for Overcharging Weight-Mile Tax

OTA and three member companies have filed suit in Douglas County Circuit Court to address the disproportionate overcharging of motor carriers for road use under the state’s weight-mile tax. The lawsuit was brought against Gov. Tina Kotek, Senate President Rob Wagner (D-Lake Oswego) and House Speaker Dan Rayfield (D-Corvallis) in their official capacities and against the state of Oregon and the Oregon Department of Transportation. READ MORE

We know that this battle will not be over quickly, but it is necessary to address the inequitable tax burden placed on our industry. The support from our members throughout this fight will be vital to our success. Please consider contributing to the OTA Legal Fund now!

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Not an OTA member yet? Now is the time to add your voice and help shape the future of Oregon trucking. The work that OTA does impacts everyone involved in Oregon's trucking industry. Your support and involvement matters. Discover the benefits of membership and join the journey today!

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For over 80 years, OTA has consistently and effectively advocated on behalf of Oregon’s trucking industry. Given the vital role that trucking plays in keeping the state’s economy moving, OTA ensures that our carrier and allied members have a voice in the decisions that will shape the future of our industry.

We support our members with a variety of educational offerings to keep them informed and in compliance. We facilitate events and gatherings that provide the opportunity to learn, network and exchange ideas. We work with our members and committees to identify the best path forward and to promote trucking as the essential and dynamic industry it has always been.

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The trucking industry covers a lot of ground - so does OTA! We understand that our members all have different areas of interest and levels of involvement. To meet these diverse expectations, OTA has a wide range of offerings to assist our members. We also have multiple opportunities for members to get involved and make a difference.

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OTA & Industry Happenings

Like our members, OTA is busier than ever these days. Find out where we've been and what we've been up to. With the legislative session, a number of infrastructure projects and proposed rules, our advocacy team has been juggling Zoom/Teams meetings and in-person appearances to ensure that Oregon's trucking industry is fully represented when and where it matters. We will also post opportunities for members to be heard - either in person or through something as simple as completing a survey or providing comments on industry-related topics.

Timely news from ODOT and other agencies will be posted here. We also want to hear from our members. When you have news to share, send it to

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