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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.

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Truckers for Troops ramps up efforts on Election Day

On the day where U.S. citizens are able to exercise the cornerstone right in our democracy, the OOIDA Truckers for Troops campaign took pause to thank those who fight to protect our rights and freedoms. Land Line Now’s Mary McKenna leads the charge in Tuesday night’s broadcast of the show in thanking troops for their […]

Fuel prices, News

Diesel prices decrease across the U.S.

By two indexes, the average price per gallon for a diesel fuel dropped almost 2 cents on Monday, Nov. 5, compared to the Monday before. According to the federal Energy Information Administration, the average price for a gallon of diesel across the United States dropped 1.7 cents. According to data from ProMiles, the average price […]

News

Trucking jobs on pace for five-digit increase for the year

Net transportation jobs significantly increased yet again in October after a large increase in September and August. The transport sector gained nearly 25,000 jobs because of high increases in the warehousing, couriers, support activities and trucking industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The truck transportation subsector experienced an increase of more than 2,000 […]

News, State

California law endorses tapping digital billboards for road revenue

As voters throughout the state of California prepare to cast ballots on Tuesday on issues that include whether to nix a 10-year, $52 billion transportation funding deal, a new law could help the state cover some transportation expenses. One option is to generate revenue from digital billboards. As of Nov. 1, 2017, the diesel tax […]

Crime & Courts, News

Judge denies Christmas vacation for ex-PFJ exec Hazelwood convicted of fraud

A federal judge in Tennessee has denied former Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood’s request to delay reporting for his 12-year prison sentence until after the holidays. Arguments made by Hazelwood’s attorneys failed to sway U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Collier, who ordered that Hazelwood should begin his prison sentence on Nov. 26. In a […]

News, OOIDA

Challenges fly in Day 1 of the Truckers for Troops campaign

For those familiar with the annual Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s Truckers for Troops campaign know bets and challenges are all part of the fun. This year is no different. The annual troops challenge is off and running on day one. During the Truckers for Troops campaign, veterans and supporters of the five armed services have […]

News, OOIDA

The Spirit rolls into Carolina Panther territory

On Monday, Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s touring tractor-trailer the Spirit of the American Trucker, plans to set up in Spartanburg, S.C. The Spirit will be at the Spartanburg TA Travel Center on Nov. 5-6. The TA is at the junction of I-85 and Route 290. It is Exit 63. The Spartanburg TA is 290 […]

News

Pilot Flying J donates $2M to 23 charities

Pilot Flying J is donating a total of $2 million to 23 charities, including the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund, Trucker Buddy International, Truckers Against Trafficking, and Truckers Final Mile. The donations are part of the truck stop chain’s celebration of its 60th anniversary. “We are grateful to the millions of guests and thousands of […]

News, State

California voters to get say on time changes

As the annual ritual to change clocks backward occurs this weekend, voters in California also will soon decide whether the observance of daylight saving time is worth continuing. Golden State voters will decide Nov. 6 whether they are interested in abandoning the state’s observance of daylight saving time. Specifically, Proposition 7 will ask voters to […]

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OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops campaign kicks off Monday, Nov. 5

The 12th edition of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s Truckers for Troops campaign begins Monday. The annual campaign, which runs through Nov. 9, generates funds in order to send care packages to service personnel in combat zones. Truckers for Troops also helps a variety of veterans’ facilities in the United States, including those that assist […]