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Featured: Coronavirus, News

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, when the first reports came out of China.

Opinion

AV manufacturers need to abandon the word ‘self-driving’

The autonomous vehicle industry is functioning mostly unregulated, and one word encapsulates a problem with that: self-driving.

News, State

Wyoming bill would implement road user charge

A new bill at the Wyoming statehouse would begin the process of relying less on fuel tax collection in favor of a road user charge.

Business, Products & Services

Atlanta, Houston topped 2020 freight markets, DAT says

Atlanta and Houston led the 2020 dry van, reefer and flatbed freight markets. DAT predicts a shift with North America’s pandemic recovery.

News, Truck Parking

Georgia Freight and Logistics report addresses trucking issues

The Georgia Freight and Logistics report addresses key issues like truck parking and congestion, but also buys into the driver shortage myth.

Fuel prices

Diesel prices still climbing

The price per gallon of diesel has increased for 10 straight weeks, says a federal report. The Lower Atlantic region saw the biggest bump.

Federal, News

North Dakota committees meet to discuss truck size and weight legislation

North Dakota is considering legislation to allow trucks longer than doubles or triples on state highways and interstates.

Federal, News

NHTSA announces expansion of automated vehicle transparency program

NHTSA announced during a virtual news conference on Jan. 11 that it was expanding an automated vehicle transparency initiative.

News

Safety laws report calls for more truck regulations

In its annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety want more trucking regs, including speed limiters.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer begins California tour in Corning

A five-stop California tour for OOIDA’s tour trailer starts in Corning. Say hi to skipper Jon Osburn. Tell him what you’ve been seeing.

News

Trucking jobs continue growth streak in December

There’s a lot of ground to cover, but trucking jobs increased for an eight consecutive month, climbing out of a hole left from the pandemic.