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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, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

Business, Products & Services

Load posts soar 24% as supply chains recover from weather disruptions

Load posts increased twice as much as truck posts last week, load board DAT reports, as supply chains recover from winter weather problems.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer stops in Terrell, Texas

OOIDA’s tour trailer ends its Texas tour in Terrell, where there’s a surprising (and free) museum dedicated to training British WWII pilots

Tolls

Maryland discusses potential rates for new I-270 HOT lanes

Preliminary toll rates for I-270 in Maryland were discussed, with truckers paying up to 7.5 times the rate of passenger vehicles.

News, State

Legislation in 12 states cover rules on ticket cameras

Ticket cameras are under review at statehouses around the country as legislators pursue rule changes for the revenue generating devices.

Federal, News

Department of Labor delays independent contractor rule until May 7

The U.S. Department of Labor has officially delayed until May 7 a final rule on worker classification proposing an “economic reality” test.

Federal, News

Split sleeper pilot program’s future in question

The outlook of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed split sleeper pilot program seems murky. The reg has been frozen.

News, State

Eight states taking steps to end ticket quotas

Legislators in at least eight states are pursuing action to eliminate ticket quotas – policing for profit via ticket-writing requirements.

Federal, News

Women in Trucking legislation reintroduced

A bipartisan group of lawmakers recently reintroduced the Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act.

News

Canada ELD mandate still set to go into effect June 12

Canada’s Minister of Transport promises graduated enforcement but holds firm to June 12 as the start date for the nation’s new ELD mandate.

News, State

Routine maintenance on Brent Spence Bridge begins; completion expected in November

A project, which includes planned maintenance of the Brent Spence Bridge, began this week and is expected to be completed on Nov. 15.