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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.

News

Virginia to begin collecting additional fuel tax along I-81 corridor

Collection will start next week of an additional fuel sales tax on trucker drivers and other motorists traveling Virginia’s busiest highway, Interstate 81.

News

Year-to-year NAFTA trucking freight down first time in two years

Cross-border trucking freight fell in April, the first year-to-year decrease since April 2017. However, other modes pulled NAFTA into a yearly increase.

Opinion

Analysis: Increase in regulations not preventing fatal crashes

OOIDA President Todd Spencer recently testified on Capitol Hill that increased compliance with federal trucking regulations hasn’t improved highway safety.

News

Nominations for Transition Trucking award due June 25

Nominations for Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award to recognize America’s top military rookie truck driver for 2019 are due June 25.

Fuel prices

Diesel prices continue to drop across the U.S.

The average price for a gallon of diesel across the U.S. has dropped nearly another 3 cents form last week.

Fuel prices

California gas tax rate set to increase July 1; no diesel tax jump

Another fuel rate increase in California is set to take effect on July 1.

News

OMB concludes review of ag rule; hours-of-service rule still ‘pending review’

A rule defining ag commodities for hours of service clears the White House Office of Management and Budget, but hours-of-service regs remain under review.

News

The Spirit sets up in Troutdale, Ore., on the outskirts of Portland

A drive along the Columbia River is in store for Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s tour trailer, as he heads to Troutdale, Ore., and then to Boise, Idaho.

News

Nevada ranked best state for trucker salaries

Find out which states are paying truckers better compared to other workers in the same state and which states need to bump up truck driver salaries.

News

New Jersey appeals court lets trucker wage lawsuit proceed

An appeals court has decided in favor of truckers involved in a wage lawsuit, stating the company’s wage and hour law good-faith defense doesn’t hold up.