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A coronavirus timeline: How we got here

Land Line Media provides a timeline of the events related to the coronavirus dating back to Dec. 31, when the first reports came out of China.

Crime & Courts, News

Judge denies ex-Celadon executive’s request to vacation at resort in Mexico

A federal judge is refusing to allow a former Celadon executive on trial for fraud to attend an “adults-only” birthday bash next month in Mexico.

Features

Remembering the ‘Midnight Cowboy,’ Bill Mack

First manning the airwaves in 1969, Bill Mack eventually became known as “The Midnight Cowboy.” He was a friend and advocate to the trucking industry.

News

Trucking employment continues to increase in July

Employment in the trucking industry increased for the third consecutive month in July, signaling a continuing rebound for the economy amid the pandemic.

Equipment, News

Report claims Garmin paid $10 million in ransomware attack

A new report by financial website The Motley Fool claims Garmin paid $10 million to a hacker group following a ransomware attack in July.

News, State

Local road funding aid nears passage in Michigan

Multiple bills nearing passage at the Michigan statehouse would bolster long-term funding availability for local road and bridge work.

Federal, News

FMCSA plans to roll out new HOS rules on Sept. 29

One of the key takeaways from FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit is that the agency plans to move forward with its Sept. 29 rollout of the new hours-of-service regulations.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer heads to Portage, Wis.

OOIDA’s tour trailer takes a break between truck shows early next week with a stop in Portage, Wis. After that, it’s on to the Waupun Truck-n-Show.

Tolls

New toll road opens on SH 249 north of Houston

A new toll road on SH 249 in Texas from Pinehurst to Magnolia opens on Aug. 8. However, tolls will not be collected until sometime in fall.

Breaking, COVID-19

COVID-19: The latest info brought to you by OOIDA and Land Line

OOIDA & Land Line are compiling information specifically for truckers on COVID-19 regulatory relief and the statewide crowd and restaurant restrictions. We are updating this page regularly as the news breaks.

Coronavirus, News

A coronavirus timeline: How we got here

Land Line Media provides a timeline of the events related to the coronavirus dating back to Dec. 31, when the first reports came out of China.