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Oregon Court Strikes Down State Climate Program

Oregon Court Strikes Down State Climate Program The Oregon’s Court of Appeals invalidated the Climate Protection Program (CPP) rules that the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) had implemented, a significant blow to the program that mandates increasing cuts in emissions from natural gas utilities, suppliers of gasoline, diesel, kerosene and propane and large industrial…

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New ATRI Analysis Examines California’s Electrification Readiness

New ATRI Analysis Examines California’s Electrification Readiness The American Transportation Research Institute today released an analysis examining the state of California’s readiness for full vehicle electrification. The research expands on ATRI’s 2022 report, Charging Infrastructure Challenges for the U.S. Electric Vehicle Fleet, by providing a more granular analysis of the challenges in one state as it…

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Salem Voters Defeat Payroll Tax

Salem Voters Defeat Payroll Tax Over 82% of Salem voters cast a “No” vote on the so called Safe Salem Payroll tax in yesterday’s special election. Last July, the Salem City Council voted to enact the tax, which would have cost everyone living or working in Salem – even commuters – about $40 a month…

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NEW! OTA Training Catalog

NEW! OTA Training Catalog Get a comprehensive look at the training classes and other learning opportunities that OTA has to offer with the new OTA Training Catalog. Download and share it now! CategoriesCategories Select Category Advocacy General Infrastructure & Project Updates Legislative Update Member News Safety & Regulations Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month February 2024…

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OTA Member Nick Card Recognized at ATA Event

OTA Member Nick Card Recognized at ATA Event The American Trucking Associations recognized Nicholas Card, vice president of Combined Transport Inc., Central Point, Oregon, with the 2023 Dameo Award at the Chairman’s Membership Committee during the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition. Nick is also the current chair of OTA’s Membership Committee and was elected to…

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ATRI Releases Top Industry Concerns

ATRI Releases Top Industry Concerns The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released its 19th annual Top Industry Issues report, identifying the leading industry concerns. The Economy topped the list this year. Other issues making the list include Truck Parking, Fuel Prices, the Driver Shortage, Driver Compensation and, for the first time, Zero-Emission Vehicles. The…

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Meals for Drivers – Thank You!

Meals for Drivers – Thank You! OTA wants to thank everyone who supported this year’s Meals for Drivers events! Your donations made it possible to feed hundreds of drivers traveling through Cascade Locks, Ashland and Woodburn during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Read all about it… We’d like to thank the following for contributing to…

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Congrats OTA Annual Award Winners

Congrats OTA Annual Award Winners At the recent Annual OTA Leadership Convention & Exhibition in Bend, we recognized members for their contributions to the organization and the industry. The following winners were announced during the awards banquet at the close of the event. Congratulations to…   Carrier Member of the Year – Siskiyou Transportation (Mark…

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Job Resources for Former Yellow Employees

Job Resources for Former Yellow Employees ATA Launches Job Resource for Former Yellow Employees In light of the announcement by Yellow Corp. that it has ceased operations, ATA is encouraging former Yellow employees to access a new ATA database to help them find new employment opportunities within the trucking industry. Former Yellow employees can share…

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OTA Talks Impacts of Yellow Closure

OTA Talks Impacts of Yellow Closure Hundreds of Oregonians are out of a job after one of the nation’s largest trucking companies, Yellow Corp, announced it is shutting down.. OTA President & CEO Jana Jarvis talked with the media about the Oregon impacts of the closure and the resources available to drivers and others who…

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