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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.

Federal, News, State

Court rules federal act does not pre-empt New Jersey independent contractor test

In a precedent-setting ruling, the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals says federal law doesn’t pre-empt New Jersey’s ABC independent contractor test.

News, State, Tolls

A dozen statehouses consider bills regarding toll collection

Some state lawmakers are pursuing efforts to raise revenue via toll taxes. At the same time, some legislators want to restrict or prohibit toll collection.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA takes wait-and-see approach on push to eliminate federal excise tax

OOIDA wants to know how repealing the federal excise tax on commercial truck sales would affect small-business truckers before taking a stance on the issue.

News, Tolls

Nearly $27M in unpaid tolls by out-of-state drivers owed to MassDOT

Massachusetts is missing out on almost $27 million in unpaid tolls from out-of-state drivers, largely because it has no reciprocity deal with Connecticut.

News, OOIDA, Tolls

OOIDA urges truckers to voice opposition to I-81 toll bill in Virginia

As Virginia considers a bill that will install an I-81 toll that primarily affects truck drivers, OOIDA is urging Virginia truckers to voice their opposition.

Fuel prices, News

Downward slide for average diesel fuel price stalls

Weekly decreases in the U.S. average price for a gallon of diesel as reported by the federal Energy Information Administration fuel have stopped after 14 weeks.

News

Georgia DOT prepares for heavy Super Bowl LIII traffic in Atlanta

Because of expected heavy traffic congestion for Super Bowl LIII traffic in Atlanta next weekend, the Georgia DOT is limiting lane closures in the area.

News, State

Pennsylvania bill would mandate vehicles cleared of snow and ice

Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill allowing law enforcement officers to issue tickets solely for failure to clear their vehicles of snow and ice.

Business, News

U.S. Xpress to end investment in U.S.-Mexico operations

U.S. Xpress Enterprises plans to exit its U.S.-Mexico cross-border investment, according to a company news release. Citing financial reasons, the company will reduce invested capital by about $40 million. The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based carrier said the exit is part of its capital allocation and profit improvement initiatives. Additionally, U.S. Xpress expects to record an approximate $12.3 […]

News, OOIDA

Last chance to apply for a 2019 OOIDA scholarship

Applications and all required materials for the 2019 OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship Program must be postmarked no later than Feb. 1.