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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, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

News

Online calculator reveals increased congestion from highway expansions

Highway expansions may seem better than tolls to relieve congestion, but an online tool shows congestion increases for any given expansion.

News, State

Michigan House panel advances reciprocity with Wisconsin for certain loads

A Michigan House committee has advanced a reciprocity package for timber haulers who cross the state’s border with Wisconsin.

News, OOIDA

No quick fix for supply chain, says OOIDA President Todd Spencer

OOIDA President Todd Spencer made an appearance on CNN to help clear up the driver shortage claim as it relates to the supply chain.

News

Automated vehicle policy recommendations emphasize federal action

What does the future of automated vehicle policy look like? The Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has some ideas.

Opinion

Driver shortage? Big media strikes out again

It’s astounding how mainstream media fail to asks the serious questions about the “driver shortage.” CNBC and MSNBC whiff the ball this time.

News, OOIDA

Weigh in on advanced driver assistance systems, OOIDA says

OOIDA asks its members – actual truckers – to answer a survey about advanced driver assistance systems. Takes 10 minutes and is due Nov. 1.

News

Study finds correlation between good headlights and fewer crashes

Researchers found a reduction in nighttime crashes in vehicles equipped with good-rated headlights compared to those with poor headlights.

Elections, News, State

Maine voters to decide Nov. 2 on transportation bonds

A question on Nov. 2 ballot in Maine will ask voters whether to again use millions in bonds for transportation work around the state.

Driver Fitness, News

SCF’s Rigs Without Cigs designed for truckers to succeed

Rigs Without Cigs is a tobacco cessation participation and incentive program offered by St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund since 2017.

News, OOIDA

OOIDA salutes veterans with 15th annual Truckers for Troops campaign

The 15th annual Truckers for Troops campaign is slated for the week of Nov. 8. So far, the effort has raised nearly $700,000 to aid veterans.