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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, State

Alabama, Missouri issue stay-at-home orders; six states remain order free

The number of states without a stay-at-home order is dwindling as Alabama and Missouri issued executive orders Friday evening.

Coronavirus, State

UPDATED: New statewide stay-at-home orders issued in five states

With Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania joining the list of statewide stay-at-home orders, only a few states without one remain.

Breaking, COVID-19

COVID-19: The latest info brought to you by OOIDA & 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.

Federal

OOIDA: AV 4.0 perpetuates lack of ‘substantive data’ for autonomous tech

In submitted comments, OOIDA expresses concerns about AV 4.0, the federal autonomous vehicle guidance, including lack of data and removing drivers too soon.

Coronavirus, OOIDA

OOIDA, ATRI team up for COVID-19 survey

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your trucking business? OOIDA and ATRI are teaming up to survey drivers about the outbreak’s effect on the industry.

Federal, OOIDA

OOIDA to President Trump: Protect truck drivers

In a letter to President Donald Trump, the OOIDA asked for “urgent and immediate action” to protect truck drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Federal, News

Trucking jobs slightly down despite industry’s COVID-19 response

Even though truckers have been hard at work during the COVID-19 pandemic, preliminary numbers show that the industry actually lost jobs in March.

Coronavirus, Federal

TSA announces hazmat endorsement renewal exemption

TSA announced a temporary exemption from the renewal of hazardous material endorsements is set to publish in the Federal Register in the coming days.

State

Three states sideline efforts to limit trucks lane use

Legislation in three states to restrict lane use by truck drivers has been sidelined due to statehouse closures for coronavirus concerns.

State

Laredo order mandating covering of nose, mouth applies to truckers

Laredo, Texas is one of the first in the country to mandate that everyone – including truckers – cover their nose and mouth when in public.