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Keep that oil in good shape, and your engine along with it

On air at 7 p.m., Online at 8 p.m. ET – Keeping your motor oil in a condition where it will continue to properly lubricate the engine is part and parcel of operating your own truck. We’ll find out why.

Federal, News

NHTSA’s comment period about automated vehicles ends July 29

Time is running out to comment on NHTSA’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding automated vehicles.

News

Tropical Storm Barry threatens dangerous flooding in Louisiana

Barry is the first tropical storm of the year to reach the U.S. shoreline, posing a risk of life-threatening flooding that could shut down roadways.

Opinion

Who knew Oklahoma had a legal rattlesnake-in-a-box season?

The only thing missing in this traffic stop was an artifact from Area 51.

News, State

Nearly half of all states now tab alternative-fuel vehicles for more revenue

Among the trending options at statehouses in recent years is tapping alternative-fuel vehicles for additional revenue for transportation funding.

Business, OOIDA

VIDEO: Register for OOIDA’s second Truck To Success seminar

Did you miss out on the first Truck to Success seminar? Don’t worry, because OOIDA is planning a second one in September.

Federal

OOIDA to senators: Speed limiter amendment would ‘fail to improve safety’

OOIDA tells senators behind a speed limiter amendment that it would cause more crashes involving commercial vehicles, not fewer, making highways less safe.

Crime & Courts, OOIDA

Federal appeals court hears oral arguments in OOIDA’s Pennsylvania toll suit

Attorneys for OOIDA and Pennsylvania their oral arguments in front of a federal appellate panel on Tuesday after it was dismissed by a lower court in April.

Federal

Draft Medical Examiners Handbook draws clear line between regs and guidance

In advance of the Medical Review Board’s meetings on July 15-16, FMCSA has released a draft version of the 2019 Medical Examiners Handbook.

State

Louisiana governor signs $700 million roads bill

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law a bill to pay for 10 infrastructure projects with money from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill.

Synchrony Financial