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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, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

Features, Truck Shows

ATHS welcomes back guests for annual show

ATHS hosted its annual convention and truck show during the first weekend of June at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg, Va.

Crime & Courts, News, OOIDA, State

OOIDA lends support in fight against AB5

California’s Assembly Bill 5 will cause “immediate and irreparable harm” to thousands of truckers, OOIDA says.

News, State

Pennsylvania House panel clears snow and ice removal bill

One bill nearing passage at the Pennsylvania statehouse is intended to encourage removal of snow and ice from atop vehicles.

Fuel prices, News

Diesel rates higher across all regions

A weekly report released June 7 by the Energy Information Administration indicated prices on average are higher across the country.

News, Safety & Security

FMCSA extends HOS exemption for fuel haulers in 10 states due to Colonial Pipeline hack

FMCSA is extending a temporary hours-of-service exemption for fuel haulers in 10 states still affected by the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA calls on DOT to repeal ‘unnecessary’ regulations

OOIDA submitted comments on the U.S. DOT’s regulatory review, calling for required behind-the-wheel training and a repeal of the ELD mandate.

Federal, News

Stakeholders challenge FCC order reallocating transport’s radio ‘Safety Band’

Two transportation groups are asking a federal court to reverse the FCC’s reallocation of the 5.9 GHz spectrum once reserved exclusively for transport.


Traffic fatalities up across the board in 2020, except large trucks

Preliminary numbers from NHTSA reveal traffic fatalities increased during the pandemic for nearly every category … except crashes with large trucks.


Employment in trucking industry takes a hit in May

The trucking industry lost 1,500 jobs in May. However, an analysis by Convoy suggests the trucking employment situation is poised for improvement.


Construction forces nightly closure of Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge

The Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge will be closed overnight to all traffic starting June 6. Closures are expected until October.