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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.

Fuel prices, Opinion, State

South Carolina’s gas tax rebate a lesson in ‘too good to be true’

South Carolina taxpayers collected only 5% of a $40 million gas tax rebate. A deal that got them on board for a funding bill is the same that screwed them.

Federal, News

Court tosses out part of $2.8M jury award between two truckers

A federal court found that a trucker lacked evidence of future mental anguish and the future pain award was excessive in a lawsuit worth nearly $3 million.


OOIDA leadership takes message to D.C.

A contingent of OOIDA leaders met with lawmakers’ staff last week in Washington, D.C., to talk about such issues as speed limiters and insurance.


Average U.S. diesel price drops a fraction of a cent

Retail diesel fuel prices slid for the fourth straight week, but only by a tiny margin. Central Atlantic states saw the largest decrease, 1.3 cents.


New Jersey law billed to aid transportation work

A new law in the Garden State is intended to improve the efficiency and costs of Transportation Trust Fund projects.


Marijuana traffic deaths in Nevada declined a year after legalization

Marijuana-related traffic fatalities in Nevada went down in 2018, just one year after recreational marijuana was legalized.


The ‘driver shortage,’ all gilded and perfumed

Hey, ATA! Writer John Bendel asks how can a 1,000-truck carrier hire 900 drivers every year, lose most of them, and still claim there’s a driver shortage?


OOIDA petitions DOT to repeal or amend medical conflict provision

OOIDA petitioned the Department of Transportation to repeal or amend a provision that disqualifies a truck driver while they seek a second medical opinion.

Federal, News, OOIDA

Comment period on crash determination program officially opens

FMCSA’s proposal to make its crash preventability determination program permanent was officially published in the Federal Register on Monday, Aug. 5.


OOIDA expects strong Shift Into Success class turnout at GATS

At Great American Trucking Show, get a taste of OOIDA’s Truck to Success three-day course on becoming owner-operators. Check out Shift Into Success at GATS.