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State

Maine running out of time to get transportation bond deal done

Time is running out in Maine to include a question on the state’s fall ballot about whether to approve millions in bonds for highway repairs.

Crime & Courts

Rhode Island trucking company owner charged with bank fraud

The owner of a Rhode Island trucking company has been charged for allegedly defrauding several banks, as well as FMCSA.

Crime & Courts

Trucker petitions Florida Supreme Court to hear dashcam case

A petition to the Florida Supreme Court could update summary judgment standards,letting a judge rather than a jury decide cases based on dashcam video.

Fuel prices

The U.S. average price for a gallon of diesel drops below $3

The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the continental U.S. has dropped below $3 for the first time since February.

Federal

Change to adverse driving provision would extend trucker’s driving window

It isn’t rare for truckers to face adverse conditions. FMCSA’s hours-of-service proposal may make it more likely for drivers to utilize the provision.

Today's Show

OOIDA staff recalls fighting the Tennessee PSC case

On air at 7 p.m., Online at 8 p.m. ET – We’ll take a step back in time exploring OOIDA’s victory 25 years ago this month, nailing the Tennessee PSC’s mistreatment of out-of-state truckers.

Crime & Courts, Equipment

Court reverses $31M verdict in Navistar MaxxForce engine lawsuit

A Tennessee appeals court has taken Navistar and one of its dealers off the hook for a $31 million verdict against its MaxxForce engines.

Opinion, Products & Services

Real-world test run of Pilot Flying J’s mobile app

Staff Writer Tyson Fisher took an 800-mile road trip from Kansas City to Three Rivers, Texas, to put Pilot Flying J’s travel app to the ultimate test.

State

New York bills address addressing road safety

Bills at the New York statehouse cover road safety concerns about snow and ice removal from vehicles, lane use, road rage, and wrong-way drivers.

Truck Shows

GATS 2019 features OOIDA class, FMCSA sessions, more

Check out OOIDA’s Shift Into Success class at GATS 2019, plus FMCSA’s listening and hot topics sessions, the Landstar Health and Wellness Pavilion and more.

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