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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.

Features, Federal

MCSAC online meetings scheduled for July 13-14

Next week, a committee made up of industry stakeholders who advise the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on safety issues will meet.

News

Fourth of July travel numbers reveal continuing decline of motorists

Fourth of July travel numbers from the Bureau of Transport Statistics show Americans took nearly 3 billion fewer trips this holiday, due to COVID-19.

Federal, News, Safety & Security

FMCSA reminds drivers of ‘emergency conditions’ provision in HOS

In response to incidents of civil unrest, FMCSA reminds drivers of a provision letting them complete their run when it’s halted by “emergency conditions.”

Crime & Courts, News

Trucker receives prison time for role in oil theft ring

The last of five defendants has been sentenced for his role in a $1.8 million oil theft from energy companies working in the Texas Eagle Ford Shale.

News, State

North Carolina law freezes fuel tax rate

A new North Carolina law implements a freeze in the fuel excise tax to protect against an expected dip in the tax rate the first of the year.

News, Safety & Security

Operation Safe Driver Week starts Sunday

On Sunday, Operation Safe Driver Week starts. Expect to see stepped-up law enforcement on highways all next week through Saturday, July 18.

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.

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.

OOIDA

OOIDA represents owner-operators at White House July Fourth event

Some OOIDA members got the opportunity to attend the Salute to America White House event, representing truckers who moved the economy during the pandemic.

Business, Products & Services

Produce markets, end of Q2 drive spot truckload rates higher

Spot truckload rates kept climbing last week, but DAT Solutions says dry van rates may have peaked. Also, New York gives a glimpse of post-COVID-19 life.