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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, when the first reports came out of China.

Truck Parking

The Parking Zone – May 2020

You know things are getting back to normal when the NIMBY crowd is back to opposing truck stops and truck parking, which is what happened in May.

News, State

Sacramento County nears transportation sales tax vote

A decision will soon be made in Sacramento County whether to ask voters this fall to raise the sales tax for the benefit of transportation improvements

Analysis, Tolls

Do toll facilities need a $9 billion federal bailout?

An association representing toll facilities is asking Congress for $9 billion in federal relief funding. A look into their finances says the request isn’t necessary.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer heads to Montana this week

The first of two stops in Montana for OOIDA’s tour trailer, the Spirit of the American Trucker, will be at the Laurel TA Travel Center west of Billings.

Federal, News

Hours of service plan set to go into effect Sept. 29

FMCSA’s final rule for changes to its hours-of-service regulations published in the Federal Register on June 1. Petitions for reconsideration must be submitted by July 1.

Opinion

Broker misinformation overload threatens to fatigue lawmakers

Brokers are at it again, spreading lies about transparency in trucking regs and causing exhaustion on the issue. But the issue is simple.

Crime & Courts

Judge denies Fedex Freight’s motion to dismiss racial discrimination lawsuit

An Illinois federal court denied FedEx Freight’s bid to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit, which accuses it of not enforcing certain policies uniformly.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer heads to Hot Springs, S.D.

Hot Springs, S.D., on the edge of the Black Hills region, is the next stop for OOIDA’s tour trailer, the Spirit of the American Trucker. Be sure to check in.

News, State

Colorado bill would once again delay transportation bond vote

Colorado state lawmakers are working on a bill to once again delay a public vote on whether to tap $1.84 billion in bonds to pay for transportation work.

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.