Federal, News, Safety & Security
In response to incidents of civil unrest, FMCSA reminds drivers of a provision letting them complete their run when it's halted by “emergency conditions.”
Recently, a group of OOIDA members gathered at the White House to represent owner-operators and other truckers at an event. Also, Roses and Razzberries.
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.
Ontario is launching a pilot program aiming to improve the accessibility of COVID-19 testing for the trucking industry at high-volume truck traffic locations.
Virginia has joined the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the first Southern state to participate in the carbon dioxide emissions cap-and-trade program.
News, State, Tolls
The Michigan governor signed into law a bill ordering the state DOT to move forward with a plan to study the feasibility of collecting tolls on interstates.
OOIDA is offering its Truck to Success course – designed to inform professional drivers considering the jump to being owner-operators – online in October.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is launching an internet-based talk show aimed at expanding communication with members.
The House Appropriations subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development approved its fiscal year 2021 bill on Wednesday, July 8.
Georgia lawmakers have given their approval to the continuation of a special panel to come up with solutions to address needs for freight movement via road and rail.
A TRACER Alert has been issued for a blue 2000 Peterbilt 389 stolen in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There a $500 reward for info leading to recovery of the truck.
If you visited the Topeka service area off of Interstate 70 on July 2-4 and are feeling under the weather, seek medical attention.
News, Truck Shows
The Iowa 80 Truckstop presents the 41st Walcott Truckers Jamboree online on July 9-11. Check out the antique truck display and Super Truck Beauty Contest.