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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.

News, State

Minnesota seeks feedback on 10-year Weight Enforcement Investment Plan

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has published a draft 10-year Weight Enforcement Investment Plan and is seeking feedback.


Wheeler Ridge is the next stop in California for The Spirit

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

OOIDA calls USMCA passage a ‘victory for American truckers’

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

Bridgegate defendants get hearing before U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether to reverse the fraud convictions of two public officials tied up in the infamous “Bridgegate” scandal.


Vermont bill would lower I-89, I-91 speed limits

A Vermont bill would take a different course than the recent trend nationally for states where officials are pursuing changes in how speed limits are set.


Bill would ease HOS requirements for agricultural haulers

A bill that would modify the hours-of-service regulations for truck drivers hauling agricultural commodities was introduced in the House of Representatives.

Crime & Courts

Nevada truck driver declared imminent hazard

Nevada-licensed commercial driver Mamadou Diaby, owner of company 4 U Logistics Inc., has been banned from operation commercial motor vehicles.

Federal, Opinion

Crash Causation Study is a fool’s errand

FMCSA’s announcement that it will study crash causation, again, is nothing more than a fool’s errand attempting to define the undefinable in the making.


FMCSA announces plans for large truck crash study

FMCSA seeks public comment before it begins a new Large Truck Crash Causal Factors Study, the agency announced earlier this week.


Survey reveals most drivers have road rage, nearly half carry a weapon

The road can be a dangerous place, especially when the majority of motorists experience road rage and nearly half have some kind of weapon in their vehicle.