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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, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA continues push for truck parking in infrastructure package

OOIDA is pleased the Senate’s infrastructure package doesn’t include an insurance increase. Now, OOIDA is focused on getting funding for truck parking added.

News

Well over 80% of vehicles passed in International Roadcheck 2021

Most commercial trucks inspected in May during International Roadcheck passed with flying colors. Brakes sidelined the most violators.

News, State

Pennsylvania bill calls for quickened shifting of funds to roads

A Pennsylvania bill would boost funding for roads now earmarked for state police operations. General funds eyed for covering revenue shift.

News, State

Colorado governor issues disaster declaration in Glenwood Canyon

After mudslides in Glenwood Canyon shut down I-70 and caused major infrastructure damage, Gov. Polis has issued a state disaster declaration.

News, State

I-40 bridge between Arkansas and Tennessee fully reopens

After being closed for nearly three months due to a major fracture, the I-40 bridge in Memphis is now fully reopen to traffic.

Fuel prices, News

Diesel up more than 2 cents nationally

The latest report from the EIA on Aug. 2 showed the national average is now $3.367, which is 2.5 cents higher than it was last week.

Crime & Courts, News

Feds drop charges against Canadian trucker with 2,200 pounds of pot in coil springs

Federal charges are dropped in a pot bust involving a Canadian trucker who was arrested with over a ton of marijuana in Detroit last month.

State, Tolls

Cape Fear Memorial Bridge toll proposal rejected

A proposal to toll the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in North Carolina got shot down after a metro planning organization rejected the idea.

News, State

Left lane rule changes take effect in multiple states

New rules taking effect in multiple states are intended to result in more limited use of the left lane by motorists and truckers.

News, State

Eastbound lanes of I-40 bridge in Memphis officially reopens

Ahead of schedule, eastbound lanes on the I-40 bridge between Arkansas and Tennessee in Memphis are open. Full reopening is expected by Friday.