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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.

Products & Services

DAT Solutions: After a strong start, spot rates slip

New oil and gas projects are boosting flatbed spot rates, but rates for reefers and vans slipped a little last week, according to DAT Solutions.

State

Prime takes wait-and-see approach to California’s AB5

New Prime said it will wait for a final court decision regarding California’s AB5 before returning to its original business model in the state.

OOIDA, State

OOIDA weighs in on Missouri fuel tax increase effort

A Missouri bill to raise road revenue via the state’s fuel tax is moving forward. OOIDA has voiced concern about a disproportionate increase for diesel.

Crime & Courts

P.A.M. Transport drivers receive partial victory in wage lawsuit

A federal court ruled that P.A.M. Transport drivers are entitled to pay for short breaks and logged time. Several other claims could be decided by a jury.

OOIDA

Apply for the Mary Johnston Scholarship Program by Feb. 1

Applications for the Mary Johnston Scholarship Program are due by Feb. 1. Children, grandchildren and legal dependents of OOIDA members are eligible.

Fuel prices, OOIDA

OOIDA continues fight on automobile transporters definition

OOIDA continues its fight to get Federal Highway Administration to remove regulatory guidance regarding the definition of automobile transporters.

Crime & Courts

Indiana police discover truck nearly 100,000 pounds overweight

Indiana State Police knew something was up when an officer spotted a truck pulling double trailers with no overweight permit.

State

Virginia bills pursue action on speed cameras

Multiple Virginia legislators are pursuing changes to state law that would open the door to the use of speed cameras along certain stretches of roadways.

News

WalletHub releases best and worst states to drive in

Is your hometown state relatively easy to drive in or is it a nightmare? WalletHub’s Best and Worst States to Drive In report has the complete breakdown.

OOIDA

Truck to Success course covers taxes for drivers considering becoming owner-ops

Consider taxes when weighing whether to become an owner-operator. OOIDA’s Truck to Success course can help. Tax expert Barry Fowler has advice.