A Michigan lawmaker has introduced a bill to amend a section of the existing state vehicle code to expand roadside drug testing pilot program from five counties to the entire state.
Any trucker on their own authority must soon create an account on the FMCSA Portal – but it’s not a simple procedure. We’ll have what you need to know.
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.
Hearing the concerns of professional drivers, a Virginia state lawmaker has dropped a bill to require large trucks to be equipped with a truck-specific GPS.
Federal, Products & Services
FMCSA OK’d an exemption request from Vision Systems North America allowing motor carriers to use the firm’s Smart-Vision system instead of rearview mirrors.
Products & Services
Volumes and rates are strong and have grown a bit for reefers and flatbeds, according to DAT Solutions, and no typical van freight retreat yet, either.
News, OOIDA Member
OOIDA member Robert Hardwick loves his Kansas City Chiefs football team. His truck “Warpaint” – a 2008 Kenworth 900L – is a real head-turner.
Crime & Courts
A federal judge has sentenced a San Antonio couple for their role in a vast, multimillion dollar tire theft ring involving commercial truck tires.
A recent NHTSA survey indicates that drivers ages 16 to 21 are more likely to engage in risky behavior, including drinking and texting.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has published a draft 10-year Weight Enforcement Investment Plan and is seeking feedback.
Jon Osburn is enjoying the sun as he steers OOIDA’s tour trailer through California. The next stop is Jan. 17-20 at the Wheeler Ridge Petro.
Federal, News, OOIDA
The Senate overwhelmingly passed USMCA on Thursday. With both chambers cleared, the bill will go President Donald Trump’s desk to be signed into law.
Crime & Courts, State
The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to reverse the fraud convictions of two public officials tied up in the infamous “Bridgegate” scandal.