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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

Is a tiger sighting by law enforcement the same as seeing the black dog for truckers?

Knoxville, Tenn., area law enforcement and wildlife agents spent last week on the lookout for what might just be an imaginary tiger.

News, State

Pennsylvania Senate panel advances ‘Steer Clear’ law revisions

A Pennsylvania Senate panel has advanced a bill to address concerns about a growing number of violations to the state’s “Steer Clear” rule.

Fuel prices, News

Average diesel prices drop across the U.S.

Average retail diesel prices dropped for all regions in the U.S., according to a weekly federal report. The U.S. average is down 1.3 cents.

News

Kenworth, Fastport name 10 finalists for Transition Trucking award

The Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award – seeking the top rookie military veteran driver – is down to 10 finalists.

News

Labor Day weekend travel down by nearly 40%

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect traveling significantly as Labor Day weekend travel dropped compared with last year.

News, State

Michigan bill would end license plate tab requirement, registration certificates

A bill under review in the Michigan House would do away with a requirement for drivers to purchase license plate stickers.

Crime & Courts, Tolls

Rhode Island tolls will stay in place during ATA’s lawsuit

ATA’s motion to halt Rhode Island tolls for trucks during litigation was denied, but it did offer insight on what’s to be expected at trial.

News

ATRI seeks participants for Top Industry Issues Survey

ATRI’s 2020 Top Industry Issues Survey is looking for truck drivers to participate. ATRI will be accepting responses until Oct. 16.

Features, Truck Shows

Trucking 4 Kids Convoy to take place Sept. 20, in Scarborough, Maine

The Maine Professional Drivers Association announces the Trucking 4 Kids Convoy will take place on Sept. 20, with a few changes.

Coronavirus, Federal, News

FMCSA extends emergency declaration through end of 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration extended its federal hours-of-service waiver for emergency loads through the end of 2020.