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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, News

Infrastructure discussed at U.S. DOT confirmation hearing

Pete Buttigieg focused on the need to rebuild America’s infrastructure during his Senate confirmation hearing for the U.S. DOT Secretary.

News, State

Arkansas road funding bill would amend state constitution

A bill in the Arkansas Legislature would amend the state’s constitution to eliminate a barrier to cover certain road funding via sales tax.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer stops at Barstow, Calif.

Leaving the San Joaquin Valley, OOIDA’s tour trailer is headed for Barstow, Calif. Catch up with skipper Jon Osburn if you’re in the area.

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.

State, Tolls

I-69 Ohio River Crossing will include toll on new interstate bridge

The Indiana DOT has decided to toll only the new, four-lane Interstate 69 bridge for its I-69 Ohio River Crossing project.

Federal, News

White House issues ‘regulatory freeze’ memo

The White House on Wednesday, Jan. 20, issued a “regulatory freeze” memo to pause any new regulations from moving forward.

News, State

States continue pursuit to end ticket quotas

State legislatures around the country are taking steps to end the practice of policing for profit via ticket quotas.

Crime & Courts, Tolls

Rhode Island Senate files support for quashing subpoenas in toll lawsuit

The fight against subpoenas for three state officials in ATA’s toll lawsuit got more interesting after the Rhode Island Senate weighed in.

News, OOIDA, OOIDA Member

Remembering Don Phipps – April 18, 1927 – Jan. 16, 2021

OOIDA Director Emeritus Donald Phipps of Madrid, Iowa, died Jan. 16. He was 93. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marlys, who passed away Aug. 10, 2019.

Fuel prices

Diesel prices up again

The price per gallon of diesel continues to rise, says a Jan. 18 federal report. Diesel prices have increased weekly since Nov. 9, 2020.