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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.

Equipment, News

Report claims Garmin paid $10 million in ransomware attack

A new report by financial website The Motley Fool claims Garmin paid $10 million to a hacker group following a ransomware attack in July.

News, State

Local road funding aid nears passage in Michigan

Multiple bills nearing passage at the Michigan statehouse would bolster long-term funding availability for local road and bridge work.

Federal, News

FMCSA plans to roll out new HOS rules on Sept. 29

One of the key takeaways from FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit is that the agency plans to move forward with its Sept. 29 rollout of the new hours-of-service regulations.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer heads to Portage, Wis.

OOIDA’s tour trailer takes a break between truck shows early next week with a stop in Portage, Wis. After that, it’s on to the Waupun Truck-n-Show.

Tolls

New toll road opens on SH 249 north of Houston

A new toll road on SH 249 in Texas from Pinehurst to Magnolia opens on Aug. 8. However, tolls will not be collected until sometime in fall.

Coronavirus, News

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.

Tolls

Oregon seeks public comments for I-205 toll project

Truckers who drive on I-205 in Oregon now have the chance to put in their two cents about five possible toll scenarios on the interstate.

News, State

Massachusetts measures pursue local road funding

An effort underway at the Massachusetts statehouse would provide a boost to local road funding for cities and towns via a fuel tax or ballot questions.

Business, Products & Services

Spot rates keep climbing into August, DAT reports

Spot rates were higher last week as the supply chain pushed more freight to the spot market, causing demand for truckload capacity to increase.

Opinion, Truck Parking

Welcome to the trucking life, RV drivers

RV drivers are getting a taste of the trucking life now that many Walmart stores are no longer allowing them to park in their lots.