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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, OOIDA

The OOIDA tour trailer stops in New Braunfels, Texas

Marty Ellis next takes the OOIDA tour trailer to New Braunfels, Texas. In El Paso, Ellis heard about a driver’s deal that seemed a little hinky.

News, State

Washington state parking, restroom access bills backed by WTA, OOIDA, ATA

Three bills in Washington state to aid truck parking, restroom access get support of Washington Trucking Association, OOIDA and ATA.

News, Products & Services, State

New Jersey DOT and Drivewyze offer traffic alert system for truckers

Truckers with a Drivewyze PreClear subscription can get New Jersey traffic alerts sent directly to the cab of their truck.

News, State

More emergencies declared as winter storm hits eastern U.S.

Severe winter weather continues to create supply and travel issues across the United States. Numerous states have enacted emergencies.

Business, Equipment

Volvo reports longer range with VNR Electric Class 8 truck

Volvo Trucks says its VNR Electric Class 8 truck now has an extended range of 275 miles. North American sales began in late 2020.

Business

Canada Cartage buys Quebec’s Laurentien Transport

Canada Cartage continues to buy transportation companies. The latest is Laurentien Transport, based in the Montreal area.

Business, News

Schneider National announces pull-out from Canada

Schneider National is pulling out of Canada and bringing its trucks and assets to the U.S. It has had a Canadian office since 1990.

Opinion

Hair testing study flawed and insulting to truck drivers

The OOIDA Foundation points out flaws in a University of Central Arkansas study aimed at promoting the use of hair testing in the trucking industry.

Coronavirus, News

Canada cross-border vaccine mandate set to take effect Jan. 15

Canada is moving forward with a mandate that will require American truck drivers to be fully vaccinated before crossing into Canada.

News, State

New York looks to address ‘driver shortage’ by expanding CDL testing sites

As states attempt to combat a “driver shortage,” New York Governor believes she has a plan to get drivers back on the road.