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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.

OOIDA, Truck Shows

OOIDA’s tour trailer’s ready for Tower Tree Truck Classic

OOIDA’s tour trailer will be set up Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7-8, at the Decatur County Fairgrounds in Greensburg, Ind., for the Tower Tree Truck Classic.

Federal, News

ELD mandate called into question at Trucking Safety Summit

As part of FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit on Aug. 5, an online commenter questioned the success of the ELD mandate.

News, State

New Jersey Senate bill would make camera enforcement ‘impossible’

A Senate panel has advanced a bill to forbid New Jersey from working with other states to provide information on drivers cited via camera enforcement.

Features, Opinion

If you can’t buy ’em, we’ll tell you how to make ’em

Clorox’s CEO says stores won’t be fully stocked with its wipes until 2021. Sanitizing wipes of any type have been unavailable to truck drivers for a while.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA at Trucking Safety Summit: It’s time to listen to truckers

Participating in FMCSA’s Trucking Safety Summit, OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh said truckers are the best resource for improving highway safety.

Safety & Security

California trucking company ordered to reinstate whistleblower trucker

OSHA has ordered JHOS Logistics and Transportation to reinstate the employment of a whistleblower trucker who refused to haul an overweight load.

News, OOIDA

‘Live From Exit 24’ episode to feature FMCSA’s Joe DeLorenzo

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.

Federal, News, Safety & Security

OOIDA hopes truckers’ voices will be heard at Trucking Safety Summit

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

Pennsylvania bill would reinstate turnpike toll collectors

A bill moving through the Pennsylvania Senate would reverse action taken by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to eliminate hundreds of toll worker jobs.

Opinion

‘Jetson Bill’ on flying cars proves N.H. lawmakers have heads in clouds

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.