One of the key takeaways from FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit is that the agency plans to move forward with its Sept. 29 rollout of the new hours-of-service regulations.
“I told you so” is something some people take great joy in saying, but not when it relates to the use of ELDs. Plus the latest in coronavirus relief talks.
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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.
Joe DeLorenzo, FMCSA’s acting associate administrator for enforcement, will be a guest on “Live From Exit 24” at 11 a.m. Central time on Wednesday, Aug. 12.
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OOIDA said a safety summit conducted by the FHWA in 1995 didn’t lead to much change. The Association hopes for different results this time.
COVID-19, News, Tolls
A bill moving through the Pennsylvania Senate would reverse action taken by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to eliminate hundreds of toll worker jobs.
Is it a bird, a plane or a murder hornet? Thanks to the new “Jetson Bill” in New Hampshire it might be a flying car and that would be perfectly legal.
Federal, News, OOIDA
The new hours-of-service rules will provide truckers more opportunities to rest when they are tired, OOIDA said in formal comments to the FMCSA.
Fuel prices, News
A federal report shows diesel prices barely budging from last week. ProMiles.com sees a 3.7-cent national swing and a big surge for the Gulf Coast.
Crime & Courts
Thousands of PAM Transport drivers can expect a check in the mail after a federal court approved of a $16.5 million settlement in a wage lawsuit.
Crime & Courts, News, State
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has handed down decisions on multiple partial vetoes from the governor covering transportation issues.
Crime & Courts, Tolls
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, state Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello and Rep. Stephen Ucci have all been ordered to testify in ATA’s toll lawsuit.
Concern about voters safely being able to fill out ballots for upcoming elections has spurred states all over the map to simplify absentee voting.