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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.

Federal, News

Cross-border freight continued to increase in July

Cross-border freight numbers from July suggest continued economic growth, including a monthly increase in truck transborder freight.

News, State

Pennsylvania bill takes aim at driving without insurance

One Pennsylvania bill on the move would revise the punishment for driving a personal vehicle without insurance. Change could aid truckers.

Federal, News

Department of Labor tackles worker classification definition

The U.S. Department of Labor this week announced a proposed rule to clarify a worker’s status under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Equipment

Volvo recalls more than 15,000 trucks over brake issue

Thousands of Volvo trucks are being recalled for an issue dealing with brake pedal plates, according to NHTSA recall documents.

Federal, News

UCR registration period begins Oct. 1

UCR’s 2021 registration period begins 8 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Oct. 1. The enforcement date is scheduled to begin Jan. 1.

Coronavirus, News, OOIDA

Tune in today to ‘Live From Exit 24’

A global pandemic has changed lives, it’s changed trucking, it’s changed pretty much everything. But in the midst of all of this, ingenuity has driven many changes as well.

Crime & Courts, News

Feds issue nine more indictments in New Orleans staged crash scheme

A New Orleans man is accused of receiving $150,000 in connection with a staged crash scheme that has seen 28 individuals charged to date.

Crime & Courts

Trucker’s motion for protective order denied in human trafficking case

A trucker’s heated lawsuit accusing KAH Transportes of human trafficking got more interesting after he was denied a protective order.

News, State

Missoula County, Mont., implements local gas tax

Voters OK’d a local gas tax in Missoula County, Mont., to address road needs. It is in effect now. The diesel rate is not affected.

Federal, News

UPS doubles down on driver training rule exemption request

UPS is taking another crack at its exemption request from FMCSA’s entry-level driver training rule after being denied last year.