Lawmakers reintroduce bills aimed at lowering age for truckers
Out for RE$PECT
Truck drivers want respect.
This should not be a revelation. People from every profession seek respect and appreciation for the work they do.
By Land Line Staff | May 2019
A case study shows no driver shortage for companies treating drivers well
A Bureau of Labor Statistics report published earlier this year suggests there is no “driver shortage.” Rather, any shortage of labor can be easily solved by increasing wages.
By Tyson Fisher | May 2019
DOT leader promises flexibility in hours-of-service rule
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said owner-operators and small-business truckers hoping for flexibility in hours of service should get some good news soon
By Greg Grisolano | May 2019
OOIDA fighting ‘costly,’ ‘impractical’ underride legislation
Four lawmakers introduced the Stop Underrides Act on March 5. S665 and HR1511 would require tractor-trailers to have underride guards on the sides and front.
By Mark Schremmer | May 2019
Mark Schremmer, senior editor, joined Land Line in 2015. An award-winning journalist and former assistant news editor at The Topeka Capital-Journal, he brings fresh ideas, solid reporting skills, and more than two decades of journalism experience to our staff.