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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, when the first reports came out of China.

Crime & Courts, News

Trucker receives maximum penalty for role in 2017 fatal crash on I-70

A Colorado man was sentenced to the maximum penalty for being behind the wheel in a 2017 crash that killed five people on Interstate 70 near Kansas City.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA, the Teamsters support implementation of USMCA trucking provisions

OOIDA and the Teamsters filed joint comments on Monday supporting the implementation of trucking-related USMCA regulations.

State

Washington state Supreme Court to decide on ‘car tab’ caps

A voter referendum approved in Washington state to cap “car tabs” remains in limbo. Meanwhile, certain transportation projects are postponed.

News, OOIDA

FMCSA’s DeLorenzo to answer HOS questions on ‘Live From Exit 24’

Joe DeLorenzo, FMCSA’s acting associate administrator of enforcement, will answer trucker’s hours-of-service questions on “Live From Exit 24.”

Crime & Courts, News

Judge denies ex-Celadon executive’s request to vacation at resort in Mexico

A federal judge is refusing to allow a former Celadon executive on trial for fraud to attend an “adults-only” birthday bash next month in Mexico.

Features

Remembering the ‘Midnight Cowboy,’ Bill Mack

First manning the airwaves in 1969, Bill Mack eventually became known as “The Midnight Cowboy.” He was a friend and advocate to the trucking industry.

News

Trucking employment continues to increase in July

Employment in the trucking industry increased for the third consecutive month in July, signaling a continuing rebound for the economy amid the pandemic.

Equipment, News

Report claims Garmin paid $10 million in ransomware attack

A new report by financial website The Motley Fool claims Garmin paid $10 million to a hacker group following a ransomware attack in July.

News, State

Local road funding aid nears passage in Michigan

Multiple bills nearing passage at the Michigan statehouse would bolster long-term funding availability for local road and bridge work.

Federal, News

FMCSA plans to roll out new HOS rules on Sept. 29

One of the key takeaways from FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit is that the agency plans to move forward with its Sept. 29 rollout of the new hours-of-service regulations.