Rep. Peter DeFazio, who referred to truck drivers as heroes, pushed for an investment in the nation’s infrastructure as the next phase of COVID-19 relief.
Freight and rates are up, but a drop in rates could be coming soon. Also, we’ll explain how the second COVID-19 stimulus bill could affect your business.
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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.
California’s average price for a gallon of diesel dropped 15.7 cents to $3.395, helping pull the U.S. average down for the 12th week in a row.
OOIDA’s Truck to Success course, which was scheduled for May 5-7 in Blue Springs, Mo., has been postponed until the fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Volvo Trucks has shown us the future of trucking. And you could say that future looks very … vertically integrated, contributing editor John Bendel reports.
The novel coronavirus is affecting efforts to shape the fall ballots across the country. States already are taking steps to change dates of primaries.
Florida has set up border checkpoints at its borders on I-95 and I-10 to enforce a COVID-19 order on travelers. Commercial trucks don’t have to stop.
Navistar is recalling thousands of certain International trucks due to an issue with the brake light switch, according to NHTSA.
Alaska, Colorado, North Carolina, Rhode Island and Utah all have some form of a stay-at-home order, while Pennsylvania added more counties to its list.
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PennDOT has reopened five more rest areas, leaving only two closed after the department closed all 30 rest areas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Montana and New Hampshire are the latest states to issue stay-at-home orders for residents. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania added nine more counties to its list.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a $2 trillion relief package to help Americans, small businesses and industries affected by COVID-19 pandemic.