The Colonial Pipeline shutdown has caused numerous disruptions, including fuel shortages at several truck stops in four states.
Many truckers have asked “Can I use personal conveyance to drive home?” We’ll clarify that and other rumors running rampant in trucking now.
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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.
Crime & Courts
Businesses in Pennsylvania can no longer include no-poach provisions in contracts, which prohibit employees from leaving one company to the other.
FMCSA is launching a Training Provider Registry as part of the agency’s entry-level driver training rule, which goes into effect on Feb. 7.
Shell Starship 2.0 will make an additional coast-to-coast run, in August, to monitor how Class 8 truck energy use can be reduced.
Fultonville, N.Y., is the next scheduled stop for OOIDA’s tour trailer. Stop by to tell skipper Marty Ellis what’s happening on the road.
Fuel prices, News
The cost per gallon of diesel is up from last week, according to the Energy Information Administration report released on May 10
The Canada ELD mandate won’t be enforced with penalties for the first year, says the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators.
The Idaho Legislature has approved a bill to provide a boost for road work around the state from sales tax money already available.
Crime & Courts
A former Walmart driver is accusing the company of wrongfully firing him after taking medical leave and denying him his DOT medical card renewal.
The FMCSA has issued a temporary regional hours-of-service exemption following a cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline.
The trucking subsector posted moderate job losses in April. However, the trucking employment situation for the year is up so far.