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OOIDA told the FMCSA in formal comments that the congressionally mandated Beyond Compliance program shouldn’t favor large carriers.
The products on store shelves didn’t fall from the sky, and now there’s a song that reflects that sentiment. Plus, will legal challenges delay HOS changes?
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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
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
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 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.
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
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
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.
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.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill allowing law enforcement officers to issue tickets solely for failure to clear their vehicles of snow and ice.
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 […]
Applications and all required materials for the 2019 OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship Program must be postmarked no later than Feb. 1.