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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

Walmart challenges appeals court $55M ruling in trucker wage lawsuit

Not willing to go down without a fight, Walmart is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a case that has awarded truckers $55M in lost wages.

Crime & Courts

Female driver sues Pennsylvania company for gender discrimination

“Bitch.” “Crazy.” “Grandmother.” Should be “home baking cookies.” These are comments said to a female truck driver, a lawsuit alleges.

State

Left lane law revisions under review coast to coast

The topic of travel in the far left lane of highways is drawing a lot of attention so far this year in six statehouses from Arizona to New Hampshire.

Truck Shows

Exhibitors signing on for 49th annual MATS

The 49th edition of the Mid-America Trucking Show will be March 26-28 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville. Sign up by Feb. 25 for free admission.

Equipment, OOIDA

OOIDA members offered discount on new Kenworth trucks

OOIDA members can save $1,000 when they purchase a new Kenworth sleeper truck in 2020.

Federal, OOIDA

OOIDA to truckers: Share past problems with EPA

While OOIDA isn’t endorsing EPA’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative, the Association does want truckers to play a role in shaping any future regulations.

Crime & Courts

Driver claims he was ‘routinely coerced’ to violate HOS for Amazon, freight partner

A Tennessee trucker’s lawsuit against Amazon and one of its freight partners alleges he was coerced into violating hours of service in the lead-up to a crash.

News, Safety & Security

Safety group claims nearly 400 traffic laws need to be enacted nationwide

How is your state doing in terms of traffic safety? Find out with Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety’s 17th annual roadmap of state highway safety laws.

OOIDA Member

OOIDA member named Highway Angel for rescue on I-40

OOIDA member Charles Jasewicz, a driver for H.O. Wolding, has been named a Highway Angel for stopping to help a motorist who was pinned under his vehicle.

OOIDA

The Spirit camps out in the thick of things in Ontario, Calif.

The scenery changes a lot for Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s tour trailer, as he drives from Barstow, Calif., to Ontario, Calif. He’s in Ontario Jan. 24-27.