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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, OOIDA, Truck Shows

FMCSA fields truckers’ questions at GBATS

The FMCSA answered truckers’ questions about the enforcement of regulations during a Town Hall meeting at the Guilty By Association Truck Show in Joplin, Mo.

Analysis, Products & Services

FM is coming to a CB radio near you

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the use of FM transmission in CB radios. But you won’t need to buy a new CB radio yet.

News, State

Missouri fuel tax increase in effect Oct. 1

As of Oct. 1, Missouri’s fuel tax will increase for the first time in more than 25 years. Many motorists will have the option for rebates.

News

Paccar launches autonomous truck pilot program with Aurora and FedEx

Paccar is moving full steam – err, diesel – ahead with autonomous trucks in a recently launched commercial pilot program with FedEx and Aurora.

Business, Equipment, News

New 47X strengthens Western Star’s bid for vocational sales

Western Star upgrades its vocational trucks with the lighter 47X, successor to its 4700 model, echoing changes made to the 4900 model.

News

Two I-10 bridge closures in Louisiana forcing detours

The Calcasieu River Bridge and Bonnet Carre Spillway Bridge on I-10 in Louisiana are closed after two separate tractor-trailer fires occurred.

News, OOIDA

Drug testing, AB5 and more on latest ‘Live From Exit 24’

Two of OOIDA’s trucking experts joined “Live From Exit 24” to talk about drug testing, California’s AB5 and a host of industry issues.

News, State

Pennsylvania Senate panel advances truck weigh system bill

One Pennsylvania bill would authorize a truck weigh system. Another bill would increase bonding requirement for certain large trucks.

Federal, News

Clock is ticking for Congress to pass infrastructure bill

The clock is ticking for Congress to pass an infrastructure bill as the current surface reauthorization bill expires at the end of September.

News, Truck Shows

Another success for Special Olympics in South Dakota

The Sioux Falls, S.D., Special Olympics Truck Convoy was Sept. 17-18 with about 117 registered trucks. A total of $55,000 was raised.