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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.

Federal, News

Stop Underrides Act reintroduced

Lawmakers are again making a push to pass the Stop Underrides Act, which would require side and front guards on new tractor-trailers.

News, State

Missouri towing bill would create complaint task force

A Missouri towing bill supported by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association would allow truckers to file complaints.

News, OOIDA

Latest OOOIDA Foundation video covering Unified Carrier Registration available now

The OOIDA Foundation released the latest video in its series titled “Getting Your Own Authority” covering Unified Carrier Registration.

Federal, News

Trucking employment down for first time in nine months

After nine months of job growth following extreme losses from the pandemic, trucking employment went back down in February.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA rejects ATA’s call for speed limiter mandate

Larger speed differentials between trucks and cars mean more crashes and road rage, warns OOIDA in opposing a proposed speed limiter rule.

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.

News, State

Legislators in 12 states pursue changes to electric, hybrid vehicle fees

Discussion continues at statehouses around the country to address road revenue through fees collected on hybrid and electric vehicles.

Federal, News

Inspector General’s report: Elaine Chao ethics questions merit further scrutiny

Former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s use of DOT staffers to help promote her father’s book may have violated ethics rules.

Federal, News

Trottenberg acknowledges driver retention problem during nomination hearing

Polly Trottenberg, U.S. DOT deputy secretary nominee, fielded a “driver shortage” query at a Senate hearing by pivoting to driver retention.

Federal, News

Infrastructure report card gives roads a poor grade

The American Society of Civil Engineers released its infrastructure report card that reveals grades that no parent would be proud of.