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Featured: 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.

Coronavirus, Federal, News

FMCSA extends emergency declaration until Sept. 14

FMCSA made history when it issued its first federal hours-of-service waiver in March. That unprecedented waiver is now set to last at least six months.

Federal, News, OOIDA

Hours of service explained on latest ‘Live From Exit 24’ episode

Leaders of the FMCSA appeared on the Aug. 12 episode of “Live From Exit 24” to answer truck drivers’ questions about the new hours-of-service regulations.

News

Two studies reveal how far away we are from fully automated vehicles

MIT and AAA studies each suggest that fully automated vehicles are much further down the road than many stakeholders have projected.

Business, Products & Services

Michelin launches new trailer tire and cloud-based service platform

Michelin announces its brand-new trailer tire, the X One Line Energy T2, as well as a service streamlining the fleet/service provider relationship.

News, OOIDA, State

Ohio bill would provide tax break to address ‘driver shortage’

An Ohio Senate panel has taken up for consideration a bill touted to aid motor carriers looking to hire drivers to combat a proclaimed “driver shortage.”

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.

Crime & Courts, News

‘Ringleader’ of scheme to stage truck crashes pleads guilty

The man prosecutors say was behind the wheel – literally and figuratively – in a brazen insurance fraud scheme to stage truck crashes has pleaded guilty.

OOIDA

Leasing is an important focus of OOIDA’s Truck to Success course

OOIDA’s Truck to Success course – for drivers considering becoming owner-operators – is scheduled for Oct. 26-28. Leasing is one of the topics covered.

Elections, News

Primaries wrapping up; focus shifts to voter registration

As November approaches, primary elections season is nearing the finish line. In the lead-up to Election Day, the focus shifts to voter registration.

News

Grizzly Creek Fire shuts down I-70 near Glenwood Canyon, Colo.

Portions of I-70 in both directions are shut down near Glenwood Canyon in Colorado as the Grizzly Creek Fire burns through the area.