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A coronavirus timeline: How we got here

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.

Fuel prices, News, State

Fuel tax rate changes begin in eight states on July 1

The first of July marks changes in fuel tax collections in states across the country. Rate changes range from a nickel to fractional amounts.

Crime & Courts

Former Rhode Island trucking company owner faces second indictment

A man who is currently facing charges related to a chameleon carrier fraud scheme is in more trouble after agents discovered a massive Amazon fraud scheme.

News, OOIDA

OOIDA welcomes the official launch of USMCA

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association welcomes the official launch of USMCA, which adds protections to U.S. long-haul truckers.

Truck Parking

The Parking Zone – June 2020

June was a great month for truck parking, with Arizona leading the charge and more than 600 new spaces at new Love’s and TA Express locations.

News

Upgrades to TAT’s Freedom Driver Project include virtual tours

The Freedom Driver Project is getting a facelift and implementing virtual tours of the 48-foot renovated TAT show trailer.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA supports proposal to streamline CDL issuance regarding drug testing

OOIDA supports a proposal that would prohibit states from issuing a CDL to anyone who is prohibited from driving because of a drug or alcohol violation.

Federal, News

House Rules Committee fails to move Bost amendment forward

The House Rules Committee did not select an amendment aimed at stopping motor carriers’ minimum insurance requirements from increasing to be voted on later this week.

News, State

Idaho truck laws covering credentials, hazmat loads take effect

Two bills signed into law earlier this year by Idaho Gov. Brad Little cover truck operations. The new truck laws take effect on Wednesday, July 1.

Fuel prices, News

U.S. diesel fuel price per gallon inches up

For most regions, the average diesel price per gallon changed slightly from a week ago, says a federal report. ProMiles.com shows prices rising more.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA coalition supports amendment to strike minimum insurance hike

A coalition of more than 50 organizations, including OOIDA, requested the leaders of the House Rules Committee to not increase minimum insurance requirements.