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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.

Federal, News, OOIDA

Beyond Compliance can’t favor big fleets, OOIDA says

OOIDA told the FMCSA in formal comments that the congressionally mandated Beyond Compliance program shouldn’t favor large carriers.

OOIDA

OOIDA recognizes members for safe driving records

OOIDA recently announced honorees in the Association’s Safe Driving Award program. These drivers have been recognized by the Association for truck driving excellence.

Coronavirus, Truck Shows

Grab your friends and tune in Sept. 25 to GBATS

The Guilty By Association Truck Show four-hour live streaming event will be held Friday, Sept. 25.

News

Oregon DOT creates webpage for wildfire road closures

The Oregon DOT has made it easier for motorists to find out which highways are closed due to wildfires with a dedicated webpage.

Coronavirus, OOIDA, Truck Shows

COVID-19’s toll on trucking topic of next ‘Live From Exit 24’

The next “Live From Exit 24” will focus on COVID-19 and its effect on trucking and how it forced the reimagination of events like GBATS.

Features, Opinion

Delivery to the top of the city

John Bendel looks back at the high point of his LTL driving career – a delivery to the 86th floor of the Empire State Building.

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.

Federal, News

Railroad groups’ HOS request open for comment until Sept. 21

The public has until Sept. 21 to comment on a request from two railroad groups that would provide some hours-of-service exemptions.

Crime & Courts

Former C.R. England trucker balks at proposed $19M settlement

A former C.R. England trucker is not satisfied with a proposed settlement in a lawsuit involving its training school, calling it “paltry.”

OOIDA

Truck to Success course covers taxes for prospective owner-ops

OOIDA’s Truck to Success course on Oct. 26-28, for drivers considering the jump to being owner-operators, includes need-to-know tax advice.