As the next highway bill begins to take shape, OOIDA is working to get certain measures in the legislation while keeping others out.
Report highlights desperate need for infrastructure funding.
President Joe Biden touted his $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan as a “once-in-a-generation investment in America.”
Coalition says effort would make nation’s infrastructure problem worse.
OOIDA opposes truck-only vehicle-miles-traveled tax.
Department of Labor proposes to withdraw worker classification rule.
In late March, the Senate passed a bill to extend PPP loans. Days later, President Joe Biden signed the legislation into law.
OOIDA supports change to vision standards.
The Government Accountability Office suggests the DOT should do more to publicize its drug and alcohol testing data.
OOIDA lets new DOT secretary know why speed limiter mandate isn’t needed.
Trottenberg turns conversation from ‘shortage’ to ‘retention.’
President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Meera Joshi to take the permanent role as administrator of the FMCSA.
The National Transportation Safety Board wants to see minimum standards imposed on automated driving systems and called out Tesla specifically.
New Class 1 drivers in British Columbia will have stricter driver training standards to meet in order to be licensed, beginning October 1.
When Canada’s ELD mandate takes effect next month, officials say truckers can expect a ‘soft enforcement’ period as the industry adjusts.
Work continues at eight statehouses to increase revenue to address road needs through fees collected on hybrid and electric vehicles.
Some state legislators are discussing how to expand the use of red light or ticket cameras, but others are clamping down on using them.
Nearly a quarter of all positive results in Michigan’s roadside drug testing oral swab pilot program were later overturned by blood testing.
After a federal appeals court upheld a decision dismissing its case against the Indiana Toll Road, OOIDA petitioned the court to hear it again.
OOIDA keeps a close watch on legislative action in statehouses near you. Get the latest info from Land Line's State Watch.
A reintroduced truck parking bill and serious discussions about infrastructure gives truckers reasons to be optimistic.
More than seven months after oral arguments, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit still hadn’t ruled on AB5.
Report reveals how much time is wasted waiting for the green light.
Full disclosure of automation safety performance should be mandatory, OOIDA says.
A federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit against CRST, dealing a blow to truckers alleging the company didn’t provide breaks.
In This Issue:
- Red light, green light
- The infrastructure problem
- Infrastructure plan aims to create jobs, modernize transportation system
- OOIDA: Bigger trucks not the answer
- ‘Discriminatory proposal’
- ‘Missed opportunity’
- Congress extends PPP loans through May
- A new vision
- Report says DOT needs to do more to publicize drug testing data
- Up to speed
- Important distinction
- Joshi poised to be next FMCSA administrator
- NTSB takes Tesla to task
- New commercial drivers in B.C. will be held to stricter driver training standards
- Canada ELD mandate update: ‘Soft enforcement’ begins June 12
- States push for more fees on electric, hybrid vehicles
- Legislation addresses ticket camera rules
- Roadside drug testing pilot program off course
- OOIDA seeks rehearing in Indiana Toll Road lawsuit
- State Watch – May 2021
- Will 2021 be the year for truck parking?
- Fate of California’s AB5 in the trucking industry remains unclear
- Shedding light on traffic signals
- A call for transparency
- Court sides with CRST in lawsuit over rest breaks
- The authority on ‘Getting Your Own Authority’
- OOIDA’s Truck to Success course open for registration
- Peterbilt updates vocational models 567 and 520
- Shell aims for net-zero emissions by 2050
- Production of H2 fuel cell trucks are years away, but time’s flying
- The push toward self-driving trucks
- Kenworth’s T680 Next Gen a looker inside and out
- Hot Stuff and Cool Services – May 2021
The biggest truck show of the year has been canceled, but there are still others to attend this year.
Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s tour trailer, has decided to retire from professional truck driving after decades traveling coast to coast.
Scott Heavy Movers haul 139-year-old mansion through crowded San Francisco streets.
Nine-year-old working as operations manager for Alabama trucking company.
Families grateful for Truckers Final Mile helping bring their loved ones home.
‘Get after it’
As we head into summer, a new skipper is at the helm of OOIDA’s tour trailer. Marty Ellis has three main objectives as he hits the road.
Helping the race to space just a little.
Trucking in Manhattan can be quite the adventure.
Immobile homes, falling couches, and swim aside, Champy, it’s the Stockton Kraken. All that and more in Land Line’s ‘Slight Detour.’
This edition of Roses & Razzberries thanks a trucker who went above and beyond to return a lost dog and calls out unfair tolls.
OOIDA Foundation video series walks you through the process.
Year’s membership included for those who sign up by Oct. 1.
Peterbilt updated its vocational trucks – Model 567 dump truck and Model 520 refuse truck – the company announced earlier this year.
Shell Rotella has set its sights on becoming a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050 or sooner.
A few are running out of California seaports, and familiar companies are developing the silent and clean powertrains.
Despite claims, safety is not the motivation.
There’s a lot to like about the newest Kenworth, from its digital dash to comfy sleeper.
The latest truck products on offer in Land Line's Hot Stuff & Cool Services include smart security, personal comfort and hands-free comms.