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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, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

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Alabama CDL trainer and Georgia examiner busted on fraud charges

A CDL training academy owner has been indicted for his role in falsifying DOT exams, while a CDL examiner pleaded guilty for his role in the scheme.


FMCSA fills in details on second hours-of-service listening session

In September, truckers will have another opportunity to provide their input on hours of service to FMCSA leaders at a listening session in Washington, D.C.


Dorian projected to hit Florida on Labor Day as major hurricane

In terms of road funding, the latest case of the self-inflicted wound is in Pennsylvania, where enormous amounts of highway money go anywhere but highways.

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The Parking Zone – August 2019

Land Line’s oundup of the latest truck parking-related issues across the United States, ranging from proposed legislation to new truck stops.


New Texas law should shorten port of entry wait times

A new law in Texas addresses increases in trade traffic along the Texas-Mexico border. The new law aims to aid perishable loads crossing into South Texas.


Maine Legislature adds bond question to fall ballot

Maine voters get to decide whether or not to support Maine DOT’s work plan with a question on the fall ballot.


Spotted lanternfly quarantine: egg-laying season begins in September

Spotted lanternflies begin laying their eggs in September. Drivers heading to quarantine zones need to be on the lookout for those egg masses.


Time running out to file IRS Form 2290

Little time remains for truck owners to pay their federal highway use tax for heavy vehicles.


It’s Bristol, baby, and car haulers brought the show

Race roadies run, wrench, babysit. NASCAR fans may not see how instrumental truckers are to a race, but drivers like Clint Bowyer and NASCAR officials do.


Breaking the code on rest breaks in HOS proposal

How do the proposed changes for rest breaks work in the grand scheme of HOS? There’s a proposal to give truck drivers flexibility when they want to take rest breaks. But, just how will those breaks work in the grand scheme of HOS?