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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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OOIDA calls HOS plan ‘a big step in the right direction’

FMCSA has announced a notice of proposed rulemaking on hours-of-service reform that promises to give truck drivers more flexibility.

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Shippers feel little urgency as van freight volume falls 3%

Despite new tariffs on Chinese imports starting this fall, shippers are taking it easy. Freight volume falls while truck availability increases by 3.7%.

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American Society of Civil Engineers lobbies for fuel tax increase

The American Society of Civil Engineers has launched a campaign to increase the federal fuel tax, which has not moved in more than 25 years.

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Canada invests $18.5M in Port of Montreal truck traffic

The Canadian government recently announced that it will invest $18.5 million in infrastructure projects at the Port of Montreal.

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‘Late Night’s’ Seth Meyers ‘checks in’ on Trump and trucking

Tuesday night’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” focused on the trucking industry and whether President Trump has kept promises made to drivers.

Federal, News, OOIDA

Remembering OOIDA pioneer Marlys Phipps

Marlys Phipps was one of the early warriors in the history of OOIDA. She holds a special place in the history of small business trucking.

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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.

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New York bills target NYC area truck traffic

Bills at the New York Assembly would let New York City monitor truck traffic by cameras and prevent big commercial vehicles on Westchester County parkways.

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NHTSA acting administrator to step down Aug. 31

Having sent new fuel efficiency standards to the White House, Heidi King, acting chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, steps down.

News, OOIDA

Younger drivers crash more, OOIDA tells FMCSA

OOIDA opposes an under-21 pilot program, saying that allowing younger drivers in interstate commerce would lead to more crashes.