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Salute the military by taking part in Truckers for Troops

Veterans Day’s an appropriate day to start OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops campaign, a salute to U.S. military service personnel, active duty and also veterans.

Truck Shows

Florida’s Bad Ass Rat Rods take the International RATical Rod 2019 crown

International RATical Rod Build-off/Drive-off capped their 2019 season in Las Vegas at SEMA, the premier automotive specialty trade show in the world.

State, Tolls

Florida DOT adds M-CORES toll meetings amid public outcry

Growing concern from both citizens and public officials has led the Florida DOT to add more public meetings to collect data about M-CORES’ proposed tolls.

Fuel prices

Rocky Mountains see another jump in retail average diesel price

The retail average diesel prices jumped again for the Rocky Mountain region and also for the West Coast, though the U.S. retail average price barely budged.

State

Pennsylvania bill would tweak speed timing device rule

A Pennsylvania bill would revise the state’s rule for calibration of speed timing devices used by municipal police throughout the state.

Federal

Environmental spill companies denied HOS exemption

The FMCSA denied a group of environmental spill services companies’ exemption request from the 14-hour rule within the hours-of-service regulations

OOIDA

Salute the military by taking part in Truckers for Troops

Veterans Day’s an appropriate day to start OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops campaign, a salute to U.S. military service personnel, active duty and also veterans.

Federal, State

FMCSA shouldn’t issue preemptions until lawsuits are resolved, OOIDA says

OOIDA says FMCSA shouldn’t grant preemption requests to states regarding meal and rest break laws until lawsuits are resolved in California.

State, Tolls

Michigan toll measure takes step forward

Legislation afoot in the Michigan Senate would open the door to authorizing toll roads in the state to help cover long-term funding needs.

Federal

HOS reform lauded by group of lawmakers

A group of 21 members of Congress wrote a letter to FMCSA in support of the agency’s proposal for hours-of-service regulations.

Federal

Deadline approaching for dealing with UCR data breach

Time is running out for some carriers to request aid from UCR following the plan’s disclosure of a March data breach that affected roughly 23,000 carriers.