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U.S. chain law roundup 2019

Winter is just around the corner. Do you know which states require chains? Be prepared before you roll out with Land Line’s annual U.S. Chain Law round up.

Crime & Courts

Indiana police discover truck nearly 100,000 pounds overweight

Indiana State Police knew something was up when an officer spotted a truck pulling double trailers with no overweight permit.

State

Virginia bills pursue action on speed cameras

Multiple Virginia legislators are pursuing changes to state law that would open the door to the use of speed cameras along certain stretches of roadways.

News

WalletHub releases best and worst states to drive in

Is your hometown state relatively easy to drive in or is it a nightmare? WalletHub’s Best and Worst States to Drive In report has the complete breakdown.

OOIDA

Truck to Success course covers taxes for drivers considering becoming owner-ops

Consider taxes when weighing whether to become an owner-operator. OOIDA’s Truck to Success course can help. Tax expert Barry Fowler has advice.

Fuel prices

Average U.S. diesel fuel price drops nearly 3 cents

For the U.S. and nearly every region, the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel decreased, more than a nickel in the Rocky Mountain region.

Federal, OOIDA

OOIDA: Send EPA feedback on Cleaner Trucks Initiative

OOIDA wants its members to let the EPA know what things the agency should consider before making a Cleaner Trucks Initiative proposal.

Opinion

Is XPO breaking apart or what?

When XPO took over Conway in 2015, it seemed to have exploded from nowhere into a transportation octopus with a tentacle in just about everything. Now what?

State

Pennsylvania bill would aid certain suspended motorists

A Pennsylvania house panel has taken the initial step to approve legislation to let certain suspended motorists off the hook for failure to pay fines.

Crime & Courts

Universal Truckload on hook for $5.7M in verbal contract case

Originally the plaintiff in a lawsuit, Universal Truckload now owes Dalton Logistics nearly $6M after the brokerage firm turned the tables on the carrier.

State

Idaho bills would boost transportation revenue

Work is underway in the Idaho Legislature to come up with new revenue for state and local roads via existing sources available to the state.