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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.


Philadelphia oil refining complex catches fire

Philadelphia Energy Solutions, the largest oil refining complex on the Eastern Seaboard, caught fire after a series of explosions about 4 a.m. on Friday, June 21.


Michigan House considers truck bridge toll, miles traveled tax

A bill package introduced by Michigan House Democrats targets truck drivers to cover the bulk of the costs for improving roads and bridges throughout the state.


Oregon State Police attempts to round up Senators for cap-and-trade vote

Republicans and Democrats tussle over a cap-and-trade program to begin in 2021 aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050.


Florida judge upholds voter-passed county transportation sales tax

A Hillsborough County, Fla., judge ruled that a voter-approved sales tax dedicated exclusively for transportation funding may continue for the most part.


‘Trucking is a hard job’

Starsky developers decided early on to choose their battles in autonomous trucking.


Pennsylvania takes first step to adopt snow, ice removal mandate

A renewed effort at the Pennsylvania statehouse to address concerns about snow and ice removal from cars and trucks has taken the first step toward passage.


Police call trucker a ‘hero’ after he dies swerving to avoid I-94 crash

A semitrailer driver is called a ‘hero’ after he swerves to avoid at least four vehicles that had crashed on I-94 in Wisconsin and sacrifices his life.


CSA scores not ready to be made public, FMCSA administrator says

The Compliance, Safety and Accountability scores shouldn’t be made public until several concerns are addressed, FMCSA’s chief told a senator on June 19.


Mexico becomes first country to ratify USMCA

Mexico became the first country to ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, putting the NAFTA 2.0 ball in the courts of Canada and the United States.


Sorry we’re late, but Alabama had to mow the grass

When a tidy lawn is more important than free-flowing traffic, we might want to remind folks what the word “interstate” actually means.