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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.

Coronavirus, Federal, News

COVID-19 vaccine could be available to truckers in early 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine could be available to truck drivers and other essential workers in late January or early February.

News, State

Pennsylvania Senate approves public-private partnerships for truck-related projects

Pennsylvania Senate has approved a bill that would expand the list of projects authorized for public-private partnerships.

News, State, Tolls

MassDOT considering tolls in Boston region

MassDOT has identified several corridors for potential tolls, but the pandemic’s impacts to traffic may stall or revise those plans.

Features, News

Transition Trucking field narrows to four rookie-driver military veterans

Four finalists have chance at a new Kenworth T680 in the Transition Trucking search for the top military vet transitioning to driving truck.

Federal

FMCSA requests more comments on TIA’s broker transparency petition

FMCSA will publish a new docket seeking comments on TIA’s petition that essentially requests to eliminate broker transparency regulations.

Federal, News

FMCSA ag hauler rule to take effect Dec. 9

FMCSA’s rule clarifying agricultural definitions in the hours-of-service regulations will take effect on Dec. 9.

Business, Products & Services

Problems with Rand McNally ELDs reported to OOIDA

Some Rand McNally ELD users are reporting problems today. OOIDA is fielding reports of limited functionality and advises going to paper logs.

News, State

Wyoming legislative panel supports fuel tax increase

A Wyoming legislative panel met recently to discuss and then advance a proposal to raise the state’s fuel tax rate for gas and diesel.

Crime & Courts

Chicago predatory towing lawsuit receives class certification

Two classes that could potentially include tens of thousands of motorists have been certified in a predatory towing lawsuit against Chicago.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer skipper looks forward to a Texas Thanksgiving

Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s tour trailer, is anticipating a great Thanksgiving meal in Amarillo, Texas.