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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

OSHA orders trucking company to pay ‘whistleblower’

OSHA determined that a defunct Connecticut trucking company retaliated against a trucker who voiced concerns about hours-of-service violations.

State

Left lane law revisions under review at 9 statehouses

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

Federal

FMCSA Trucking Safety Summit planned for March 19

The FMCSA Trucking Safety Summit will be March 19 and aims to provide industry stakeholders a chance to give input on how to improve truck safety.

Truck Parking

The Parking Zone – February 2020

February experienced a lot of exciting news in the world of truck parking. Love’s Travel Stops paved the way with six new locations nationwide.

Federal

Study about crimes against female, minority truckers heading to White House OMB

FMCSA is sending its proposed study regarding harassment and assault crimes against women and minority drivers to OMB for review.

Crime & Courts, Safety & Security

Trucking companies sued for not including nonmandatory safety systems

Navistar, Rush Truck Centers and others are being sued based on the claim they were negligent for not including safety systems that are not required by law.

Crime & Courts, Safety & Security

Total Quality Logistics informs carriers of data breach

Total Quality Logistics is informing affected motor carriers of a data breach that allowed hackers to access tax ID numbers and other personal information.

Products & Services

DAT Solutions: Load volumes edge up, rates search for a gear

If you want to make a little money before spring has sprung, head south to pick up a load, DAT Solutions says. Some key lanes have been on the rise lately.

OOIDA

The Spirit heads to Terrell, Texas – Jamie Foxx’s hometown

The final stop on his 2020 tour of Texas has Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s tour trailer, rolling into Terrell, which is just east of Big D.

Federal, OOIDA

Spoiler alert: FRESH Act bad for small motor carriers, OOIDA says

OOIDA says the FRESH Act, which would increase weight limits on the interstate for select industries, would be rotten for small businesses and safety.