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

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.

News

Hurricane Nicholas shuts down interstates in Houston region

Numerous roadways in the Houston area, including portions of Interstates 10 and 45, are closed after Hurricane Nicholas dumped rain off the Gulf Coast.

Federal, News, Truck Parking

Truck parking funding denied by House infrastructure committee

House Democrats in the infrastructure committee have a message during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: No truck parking funding for you.

News, State

California Legislature approves bill to aid port drivers

A bill approved by the California Legislature is touted to end what is described as exploitation of port drivers at the state’s ports.

Federal, News, Products & Services

Medical Review Board to discuss CPAP concerns

FMCSA’s Medical Review Board will discuss the voluntary recall of certain CPAP machines during a virtual meeting this month.

Fuel prices, News

Diesel lower in the West, Midwest and Gulf Coast, up on the East Coast

The weekly diesel report from the Energy Information Administration shows lower prices in the West and Midwest but higher in New England.

News, State

California Legislature backs speed rule revision

One California bill headed to the governor would do away with the 85th percentile speed rule to permit speed changes on local roads

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA makes another push for truck parking funding

OOIDA is making a push to get truck parking funding added to a House Transportation & Infrastructure budget reconciliation bill.

Federal, OOIDA, State

OOIDA, other groups urge Supreme Court to hear AB5 case

OOIDA asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the California Trucking Association’s case against the state’s worker classification law, AB5.

Federal, News

UPDATED: Nomination hearing for FMCSA’s Joshi set for Sept. 22

UPDATE: A hearing on Meera Joshi’s nomination to be the administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is moved to Sept. 22.