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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

Truck driver concerns relayed to MCSAC

Listening to truckers is critical to improving highway safety and maintaining an efficient supply chain, OOIDA President Todd Spencer says.

News, State

Wyoming panel backs plan for 15-cent fuel tax boost

A Wyoming state legislative panel voted to move forward with pursuit of a fuel tax increase to be phased in over three years.

News, State

Slot-like skill games get reprieve in Virginia

Games resembling slot machines that were banned from truck stops and other places in July in Virginia can be plugged back in, a judge says.

News, OOIDA

OOIDA’s tradition of giving continues

Truckers for Troops has been a successful charitable endeavor. Since it started in 2007, OOIDA has given military veterans over $700,000.

News

Ambest donates $21K to St. Christopher Fund

Ambest, the nationwide network of independent truck stops, has donated $21,000 to the St. Christopher Fund to help truck drivers in need.

Fuel prices, News

Significantly lower diesel prices reported

Diesel is nearly five cents lower than last week, according to a weekly report from the Energy Information Administration released on Dec. 6.

Federal, News

MCSAC seeks data on last-mile delivery vehicles

FMCSA’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee wants more information on how smaller last-mile delivery vehicles are affecting safety.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA: Truckers, tell FHWA best ways to make infrastructure investment

OOIDA’s latest Call to Action encourages truckers to tell FHWA how to spend funds from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

News, State

Effort underway to repeal Missouri fuel tax increase

Multiple Missouri state lawmakers have launched pursuit of a repeal of the state’s first fuel tax rate increase in nearly 30 years.

Crime & Courts, Federal, News, OOIDA

Hours-of-service lawsuit targets short haul, break provisions

A lawsuit challenging the FMCSA’s changes to the hours of service targets provisions involving short-haul operations and the 30-minute break.