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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.

News, State

Arizona DOT expands use of truck screening technology

The Arizona DOT has expanded its use of truck screening technology to include commercial ports of entry, expediting trips for compliant truckers.

Crime & Courts

Ace Hardware trucker vindicated second time by appeals court

A California appeals court ruled that an Ace Hardware trucker was not negligent in a crash lawsuit involving a mountain of evidence in favor of the driver.

Federal, News

PPP loan application deadline set for June 30

The deadline to apply for a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program is June 30. About $130 billion remained available as the deadline neared.

Federal, News

UCR enforcement scheduled to start July 1

Only days remain until enforcement of the 2020 Unified Carrier Registration Plan is set to begin. States can begin enforcement on July 1.

Federal, News, OOIDA

Rep. Bost proposes amendment to remove insurance hike from highway bill

Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., has proposed an amendment to remove a provision to increase the minimum insurance requirements for motor carriers from the highway bill.

News, State

CARB passes nation’s strictest truck emissions standards

California passed the Advanced Clean Trucks regulation, establishing the nation’s strictest truck emissions standards for manufacturers and larger fleets.

Opinion

How can the trucking industry avoid nuclear verdicts?

ATRI has released a study looking at the impact of nuclear verdicts on the trucking industry. Buried in the research are solutions to this costly problem.

News, State

Arkansas voters set to decide on continuation of sales tax for roads

One question on the fall ballot in Arkansas will ask voters whether to continue collection of a sales tax to cover costs for transportation work.

News

Transition Trucking 2020 award nominations now open

Know a driver who recently switched from the military to a career in trucking? Nominate them for the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award.

OOIDA

Help kids develop by entering the Trucking in America poster contest

Help kids have fun and develop their creativity in Land Line Magazine’s Trucking in America poster contest. Contest entries are due Sept. 15.