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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.

Business, News

Used Class 8 truck sales up in 2020, signaling good year for trucking

Year-end data of used Class 8 truck sales from ACT Research aligns with what other data suggests: 2020 was a good year for trucking.

News, OOIDA, State

OOIDA draws attention to Indiana overweight truck bills

OOIDA continues to highlight opposition to multiple Indiana bills that would put more overweight trucks on state roadways.

Federal, News

Senate committee advances U.S. DOT secretary nomination

The Senate Commerce Committee approved Pete Buttigieg’s nomination to be transportation secretary by a vote of 21-3 on Wednesday, Jan. 27.

News, State

Bills in seven states would alter speed limits

Legislators in statehouses around the country are pursuing changes to speed limit rules for cars and trucks on their state’s fastest roadways.

News, OOIDA

Truck size, weights addressed on ‘Live From Exit 24’

“Live From Exit 24” host Mike Matousek welcomed OOIDA President Todd Spencer and OOIDA research analyst Andrew King to the Jan. 27 show.

Crime & Courts, News, State

Falsified driver records lead to sentencing of truck company owner

The owner of a defunct Rhode Island trucking company was sentenced for falsifying driver records in order to conceal actual driver time.

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

Department of Labor rescinds worker classification opinion letter

The U.S. Department of Labor has withdrawn an opinion letter about worker classification only one week after it was issued.

Opinion

TFI, UPS, CFI and the Great Name Game

What’s in a name? Well, if the name is TFI, or TForce Freight, the answer is several decades’ worth of LTL mergers and acquisitions.

Federal

OOIDA: Brokers’ transparency regulation claims are ‘misleading and insulting’

OOIDA submitted comments to the Transportation Intermediaries Association’s petition to get rid of federal broker transparency regulations.