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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.

OOIDA

OOIDA extends its ‘no truck show’ membership special through April

The ‘no truck show’ membership special that OOIDA offered when the Mid-America Trucking Show was canceled in mid-March has been extended through the end of April.

State

With truckers in mind, Tennessee revises left lane law

To benefit truck drivers, a new law in Tennessee addresses concern about keeping the far left lane of highways and interstates open for passing vehicles.

Coronavirus, State

Stay-at-home order for Texas and Florida; other states expand orders

Florida, Texas and South Carolina have been added to the map of stay-at-home orders. Maine, Mississippi and Pennsylvania have expanded previous orders.

State

Upgrades to Nogales port of entry should improve traffic flow

Truckers should have an easier time getting to and from the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, Ariz., once an 18-month project starting soon is finished.

Coronavirus, Federal

FMCSA issues guidance for truckers in travel-restricted areas

FMCSA has released guidance regarding truck drivers who are making deliveries to areas that have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

State

Stay-at-home orders installed in Arizona and D.C.

Only one day has passed since the last stay-at-home order update, which is enough time to add more to the list, including Arizona and Washington, D.C.

State

Arizona bill to limit port of entry enforcement is sidetracked

A bill in the Arizona statehouse would limit truck enforcement efforts at ports of entry, but Legislature’s suspension could effectively kill the bill.

Coronavirus, Truck Parking

The Parking Zone – March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic certainly made a case for a trucking parking bill in the House of Representatives, as it highlights the parking shortage.

Federal

Economic Injury Disaster Loan program accepting applications

The application for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan is available. The Small Business Administration’s loan is part of emergency relief efforts.