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.
How many trucks are inspected, and for those receiving tickets, what are they cited for? We’ll have some FMCSA figures. Also, Connecticut’s toll plan.
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.
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.
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.
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-licensed commercial driver Mamadou Diaby, owner of company 4 U Logistics Inc., has been banned from operation commercial motor vehicles.
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 seeks public comment before it begins a new Large Truck Crash Causal Factors Study, the agency announced earlier this week.
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.