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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.

News

Worker classification clarification open to public comment

The public has about a month to comment on the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposal regarding worker classification definitions.

News, State

California Legislature approves road bonds

The California Legislature has approved a bill that would use bonds to fund the state’s road work program.

Federal, News

FMCSA denies tech company’s exemption request

After receiving nearly 300 comments in opposition, FMCSA denied a tech company’s exemption request from the agency’s hours of service.

Opinion

Truckload gets its wish with under-21 pilot program

Megacarriers will get more grist for their mills if a proposed under-21 pilot program becomes a reality. And drivers and safety will suffer.

Opinion

UPS’ driver trainer shortage echoes the driver shortage myth

UPS cries “trainer shortage” as it asks to be excused from entry-level driver training regs. It sort of echoes the mythical driver shortage.

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, OOIDA

FMCSA’s Wiley Deck announces listening session on broker transparency

FMCSA acting Administrator Wiley Deck discusses broker transparency and many other issues in an exclusive interview with Land Line Now.

Crime & Courts

Former California trucking company owes nearly $740,000 in crash lawsuit

A Texas jury found Interstate Express liable for nearly $740,000 in a crash lawsuit, which is nearly half of the initial proposed settlement.

News, State

Alabama fuel tax rates to again increase on Oct. 1

The second of three annual rate increases on gas and diesel in Alabama takes effect next week. They are up nearly a dime from two years ago.

News, OOIDA, Truck Shows

GBATS livestreaming event starts at 6 p.m. Friday

The GBATS four-hour livestreaming event starts at 6 p.m. Central on Friday. Bryan Martin of 4 State Trucks promises an action-packed event.