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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.

Crime & Courts, News

‘Ringleader’ of scheme to stage truck crashes pleads guilty

The man prosecutors say was behind the wheel – literally and figuratively – in a brazen insurance fraud scheme to stage truck crashes has pleaded guilty.

OOIDA

Leasing is an important focus of OOIDA’s Truck to Success course

OOIDA’s Truck to Success course – for drivers considering becoming owner-operators – is scheduled for Oct. 26-28. Leasing is one of the topics covered.

Elections, News

Primaries wrapping up; focus shifts to voter registration

As November approaches, primary elections season is nearing the finish line. In the lead-up to Election Day, the focus shifts to voter registration.

News

Grizzly Creek Fire shuts down I-70 near Glenwood Canyon, Colo.

Portions of I-70 in both directions are shut down near Glenwood Canyon in Colorado as the Grizzly Creek Fire burns through the area.

Opinion

Feeding the machine, driver training edition

According to news stories, court filings, and judicial decisions, thousands of CRST drivers amount to something between indentured servants and lab rats.

News

Thruway Direct, Allpoints Trucking to lay off nearly 240 employees

Allpoints Trucking, also known as Thruway Direct, is laying off more than 200 employees at two New York facilities where it has a contract with Amazon.

Coronavirus, News, Safety & Security

Roadcheck 2020 reschedules for Sept. 9-11

Originally slated for the first week of May, Roadcheck 2020 was postponed because of COVID-19. The safety blitz has moved to September.

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.