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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.

Federal

Truckers, brokers express views during FMCSA’s broker listening session

FMCSA’s broker listening session ushered in comments from truckers and brokers about petitions to increase broker transparency regulations.

News, State

Minnesota governor signs $2 billion bonding bill with focus on transportation

Legislators in the state of Minnesota have reached agreement on a bonding bill that will aid work that includes transportation projects.

Federal, News

TSA extends hazmat renewal waiver through 2020

TSA announced that it has extended an exemption from the renewal of hazardous material endorsements through the end of the year.

Crime & Courts, State, Tolls

Court rules Rhode Island governor must testify in toll lawsuit

A federal court denied Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo and two other state official’s bid to avoid subpoenas in ATA’s toll lawsuit.

Products & Services

Spot freight activity slows as load posts decrease, DAT reports

Freight volumes are leveling off but spot market rates remain strong. Produce from California and Florida is beginning to ship, DAT reports.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer makes two stops in Virginia

OOIDA’s tour trailer stops at the legendary White’s Travel Center in Raphine, Va., on Thursday, then heads to Richmond, Va.

Equipment

More than 8,000 Volvo VNLs recalled for issue with sleeper bunk window

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling thousands of Volvo VNL trucks for an issue related to the sleeper bunk window, according to NHTSA.

News

August cross-border freight suggests continued economic rebound

Cross-border freight numbers from August reveal a third-consecutive increase, albeit a slower pace compared to July and June.

Tolls

OOIDA presents oral arguments in Indiana toll lawsuit

OOIDA’s lawsuit claiming Indiana tolls on truckers is unconstitutional and burdensome continued in a federal appeals court on Monday.

Federal, News

Brake Safety Week 2020 results: More inspections, fewer out of service

CVSA’s Brake Safety Week 2020 resulted in more inspections but a lower out-of-service rate for CMVs with brake-related issues.