Peloton Technology has punctured the myth that new trucking tech like platooning and autonomous trucks are about anything other than replacing drivers.
On air at 7 p.m., Online at 8 p.m. ET – From an OOIDA Board Member paying tribute to his late friend and a Congressman with a trucking background to a tale of a stubborn man and a hash brown. We’ll cover it all in the latest preview of Land Line Magazine.
The FMCSA wants information about the prevalence of crimes against female and minority truck drivers to determine how to address harassment and assaults.
Crime & Courts
After losing both his legs upon being crushed by a 5,000-pound pipe, a Pennsylvania trucker reached a settlement for more than $10 million.
A new law in Florida changes the agency responsible for five expressways in the Miami area, eliminating the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority toll board.
Both the federal EIA and ProMiles.com report lower average diesel prices in the West Coast region by more than a penny, pulling the U.S. average down.
OOIDA filed formal comments on July 19 against UPS’ request for exemption from FMCSA’s entry-level driver training rule.
IIHS encouraged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to do more homework before moving forward with its under-21 pilot program.
When a tidy lawn is more important than free-flowing traffic, we might want to remind folks what the word “interstate” actually means.
OOIDA, Truck Shows
Look for Land Line Media’s Jami Jones, OOIDA’s Lewie Pugh, Doug Morris and Jon Osburn at Shell Rotella SuperRigs next weekend.