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.
Featured: Coronavirus, News
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.
Drivers voice concerns over the 30-minute rest break provision in some of the latest comments filed on FMCSA’s proposed changes to hours of service.
FMCSA granted part of the National Mobile Shower and Catering Association’s hours-of-service exemption request.
News, Truck Parking
Much of the truck parking news in September raises more questions than answers, with a lot of pending legislation and new location approvals in limbo.
A Pennsylvania bill would institute a snow-free vehicle mandate, allowing law enforcement officers to stop vehicles with snow and ice inadequately removed.
While federal authorities report diesel prices retreating a bit from last week’s increase, ProMiles says the price increase was less but still an increase.
An audit from the Office of Inspector General was critical of FMCSA’s corrective action plan for improving its CSA program.
On air at 7 p.m., Online at 8 p.m. ET – OOIDA says recent moves on the hours of service are a big step in the right direction, and a plea for better pay for truck drivers.
An ethics organization filed a complaint against Rep. Matt Cartwright for introducing a bill that could benefit his family law firm.
Crime & Courts, News
After a trucker’s PTSD stemming from a crash left him unable to work, his wife quit her job to care for him. Should workers’ comp pay for her services?
Efforts at the Michigan statehouse to bolster long-term road funding have slowed, but talks continue to aid local road and bridge funding legislation.