As part of FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit on Aug. 5, an online commenter questioned the success of the ELD mandate.
Changes to the hours-of-service rules are moving ahead as planned next month. Plus, other news from the FMCSA Trucking Safety Summit.
Featured: Coronavirus, News
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.
Safety & Security
OSHA has ordered JHOS Logistics and Transportation to reinstate the employment of a whistleblower trucker who refused to haul an overweight load.
Joe DeLorenzo, FMCSA’s acting associate administrator for enforcement, will be a guest on “Live From Exit 24” at 11 a.m. Central time on Wednesday, Aug. 12.
Federal, News, Safety & Security
OOIDA said a safety summit conducted by the FHWA in 1995 didn’t lead to much change. The Association hopes for different results this time.
COVID-19, News, Tolls
A bill moving through the Pennsylvania Senate would reverse action taken by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to eliminate hundreds of toll worker jobs.
Is it a bird, a plane or a murder hornet? Thanks to the new “Jetson Bill” in New Hampshire it might be a flying car and that would be perfectly legal.
Federal, News, OOIDA
The new hours-of-service rules will provide truckers more opportunities to rest when they are tired, OOIDA said in formal comments to the FMCSA.
Fuel prices, News
A federal report shows diesel prices barely budging from last week. ProMiles.com sees a 3.7-cent national swing and a big surge for the Gulf Coast.
Crime & Courts
Thousands of PAM Transport drivers can expect a check in the mail after a federal court approved of a $16.5 million settlement in a wage lawsuit.
Crime & Courts, News, State
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has handed down decisions on multiple partial vetoes from the governor covering transportation issues.
Crime & Courts, Tolls
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, state Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello and Rep. Stephen Ucci have all been ordered to testify in ATA’s toll lawsuit.