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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.

Fuel prices, News

Diesel average price for U.S. holds steady

For the nation as a whole and most of its regions, the average retail diesel price changed minimally from a week ago, according to a federal report.

Features, News, Truck Shows

SuperRigs 2020 virtual registration now open

Shell Rotella’s SuperRigs 2020 will be a virtual show. Here’s how you can participate and vote on some of the winners, including Most Hardworking Trucker.

Crime & Courts, News

Trucker receives maximum penalty for role in 2017 fatal crash on I-70

A Colorado man was sentenced to the maximum penalty for being behind the wheel in a 2017 crash that killed five people on Interstate 70 near Kansas City.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA, the Teamsters support implementation of USMCA trucking provisions

OOIDA and the Teamsters filed joint comments on Monday supporting the implementation of trucking-related USMCA regulations.

State

Washington state Supreme Court to decide on ‘car tab’ caps

A voter referendum approved in Washington state to cap “car tabs” remains in limbo. Meanwhile, certain transportation projects are postponed.

News, OOIDA

FMCSA’s DeLorenzo to answer HOS questions on ‘Live From Exit 24’

Joe DeLorenzo, FMCSA’s acting associate administrator of enforcement, will answer trucker’s hours-of-service questions on “Live From Exit 24.”

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.

Crime & Courts, News

Judge denies ex-Celadon executive’s request to vacation at resort in Mexico

A federal judge is refusing to allow a former Celadon executive on trial for fraud to attend an “adults-only” birthday bash next month in Mexico.

Features

Remembering the ‘Midnight Cowboy,’ Bill Mack

First manning the airwaves in 1969, Bill Mack eventually became known as “The Midnight Cowboy.” He was a friend and advocate to the trucking industry.

News

Trucking employment continues to increase in July

Employment in the trucking industry increased for the third consecutive month in July, signaling a continuing rebound for the economy amid the pandemic.