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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.

Tolls

Oregon seeks public comments for I-205 toll project

Truckers who drive on I-205 in Oregon now have the chance to put in their two cents about five possible toll scenarios on the interstate.

News, State

Massachusetts measures pursue local road funding

An effort underway at the Massachusetts statehouse would provide a boost to local road funding for cities and towns via a fuel tax or ballot questions.

Business, Products & Services

Spot rates keep climbing into August, DAT reports

Spot rates were higher last week as the supply chain pushed more freight to the spot market, causing demand for truckload capacity to increase.

Opinion, Truck Parking

Welcome to the trucking life, RV drivers

RV drivers are getting a taste of the trucking life now that many Walmart stores are no longer allowing them to park in their lots.

OOIDA, Truck Shows

OOIDA’s tour trailer’s ready for Tower Tree Truck Classic

OOIDA’s tour trailer will be set up Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7-8, at the Decatur County Fairgrounds in Greensburg, Ind., for the Tower Tree Truck Classic.

Federal, News

ELD mandate called into question at Trucking Safety Summit

As part of FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit on Aug. 5, an online commenter questioned the success of the ELD mandate.

Breaking, COVID-19

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

News, State

New Jersey Senate bill would make camera enforcement ‘impossible’

A Senate panel has advanced a bill to forbid New Jersey from working with other states to provide information on drivers cited via camera enforcement.

Features, Opinion

If you can’t buy ’em, we’ll tell you how to make ’em

Clorox’s CEO says stores won’t be fully stocked with its wipes until 2021. Sanitizing wipes of any type have been unavailable to truck drivers for a while.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA at Trucking Safety Summit: It’s time to listen to truckers

Participating in FMCSA’s Trucking Safety Summit, OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh said truckers are the best resource for improving highway safety.