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U.S. chain law roundup 2019

Winter is just around the corner. Do you know which states require chains? Be prepared before you roll out with Land Line’s annual U.S. Chain Law round up.

Federal, OOIDA

Cleaner Trucks Initiative comment period ends Feb. 20

Truck drivers have until Feb. 20 to submit comments to the EPA about the agency’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative. OOIDA urges truckers to comment.

State

Virginia lawmakers advance plans to boost transportation revenue

In Virginia, both statehouse chambers have approved plans inspired by the governor to overhaul transportation revenue collection. Among the changes is higher fuel taxes.

OOIDA, Truck Shows

MATS’ schedule for educational seminars released

MATS has released its schedule of educational seminars for the annual trucking show in March. OOIDA will be offering a pair of educational opportunities.

OOIDA

Take advantage of OOIDA research on issues

Find research resources at OOIDA.com to help you keep abreast of issues facing the trucking industry. Check out state issues, OOIDA court actions and more.

Opinion, Tolls

Rhode Island DOT claims its toll hike is not really a toll hike

Someone get on the Bat Phone, the Riddler has taken over Rhode Island. See if you can follow the logic the Rhode Island DOT director is using.

Tolls

Rhode Island to double truck-only toll rate at Providence gantry

Rhode Island is doubling down on its truck-only toll rate at one gantry, literally. The state wants to increase the rate by 100% in Providence.

Crime & Courts

Farmers seek class action status in $1.1 billion lawsuit against C.H. Robinson

A lawsuit in federal court filed by growers seeks $1.1 billion from C.H. Robinson and its subsidiary. The company issued a statement denying any wrongdoing.

Federal

UCR fees for 2020 set to publish in Federal Register

Set to publish in the Federal Register on Thursday, Feb. 13, the FMCSA is finalizing the Unified Carrier Registration fees for the 2020 registration year.

State, Tolls

Wyoming I-80 toll bill meets its demise

The pursuit of tolls in Wyoming on Interstate 80 was quickly settled at the statehouse. A separate effort to fund roads would increase the state’s fuel tax.

Federal, Truck Parking

Trump’s budget includes $1 trillion for infrastructure, including more truck parking

President Donald Trump submitted is FY 2021 budget request on Monday. Included is $1 trillion for infrastructure, which specifically mentions truck parking.

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