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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

THUD FY 2021 bill passes through House committee

The House Appropriations Committee approved a fiscal year 2021 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development bill on Tuesday, July 14.

Federal, News, OOIDA

TSA Precheck eligibility is expanding to TWIC, HME holders

Many commercial drivers who have a TWIC or hazmat endorsement can now use those credentials for TSA’s Precheck program, thanks to OOIDA.

Crime & Courts

Trucker denied $2.6 million insurance lawsuit after other party flees country

A trucker injured in a crash with another truck cannot claim a large judgment after the defendant trucker fled the country, voiding the insurance policy.

News, State

Maine voters approve transportation bonds, again

Tuesday’s ballot in Maine included a question about whether to again use millions in transportation bonds for work around the state.

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.

News

Fifteen states and D.C. pledge 100% zero emission trucks by 2050

More than a dozen states and the nation’s capital have signed a memorandum of understanding to make all truck sales zero-emission trucks by 2050.

News, State

Report suggests how Florida can move from fuel tax to per-mile fee

A new policy brief from the James Madison Institute details how the state of Florida can completely replace the fuel tax with a vehicle miles traveled fee.

News, State, Tolls

San Francisco area bridge toll increase clears another hurdle

The pursuit of increased bridge tolls in the San Francisco area has cleared another hurdle as a second court ruled in favor of a voter-approved measure.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA’s Spencer: Move away from regs that don’t improve safety

FMCSA needs to move away from regulations with no proven safety benefits, OOIDA President Todd Spencer said at the MCSAC meeting on July 14.

Coronavirus, News, OOIDA

Free masks available at The Spirit in Rochelle, Ill.

OOIDA’s tour trailer, the Spirit of the American Trucker, stops in “Hub City” – Rochelle, Ill. – on July 15-16. Free U.S. DOT masks are available there.