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News, State

Oregon wildfire emergency in effect

Wildfires in Oregon have burned more than 30,000 acres and led to evacuations in at least one county. An emergency order is in effect.

Crime & Courts, Federal, News

Federal court blocks prevailing wages rule for truckers on construction gigs

An update to the Davis-Bacon Act requiring prevailing wages for truck drivers working on federal construction projects has been suspended.

News, State

California voters to decide on bonds, special-taxes passage

California voters will decide on the fall ballot whether to amend the state constitution to address local bonds and special taxes.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA’s Pugh to testify at House subcommittee hearing

OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh says that if lawmakers want to improve highway safety, they need to listen to what truck drivers have to say.

Federal, News

Truck Leasing Task Force hopes to determine severity of predatory agreements

The Truck Leasing Task Force’s Thursday, July 18 meeting will feature a presentation from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Federal, News

Feds investigating ocean carriers ignoring cease-and-desist order to quit predatory chassis contracts

Port truckers scored a major win with a ruling giving them more freedom to choose a chassis, but some ocean carriers may not be complying.

Federal, News, Safety & Security

Bill’s sponsor says lawmakers will ‘want to make sure that they’re part of the solution’

With cargo theft on the rise, new legislation aims to crack down on organized crime. Here’s how lawmakers hope to reduce the number of thefts.

News, State

Pennsylvania Senate adopts resolution for truck drivers under age 21 to haul interstate

The Pennsylvania Senate has voted to approve a resolution that targets what is described to be a truck driver shortage.

Federal, News

Truck Safety Coalition calls out DOT for delaying speed limiters, AEBs

The Truck Safety Coalition criticized the DOT for delaying rulemakings on speed limiters and AEBs. Truckers cite concerns with both rules.

Crime & Courts, Federal, News, State

Challenge to California’s vehicle-emission standards taken to Supreme Court

Republican states are asking the Supreme Court to rule California’s ability to set stricter vehicle-emission standards unconstitutional.