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U.S. chain law roundup 2019

Winter is just around the corner. Do you know which states require chains? Be prepared before you roll out with Land Line’s annual U.S. Chain Law round up.

State

Vermont bill would lower I-89, I-91 speed limits

A Vermont bill would take a different course than the recent trend nationally for states where officials are pursuing changes in how speed limits are set.

Federal

Bill would ease HOS requirements for agricultural haulers

A bill that would modify the hours-of-service regulations for truck drivers hauling agricultural commodities was introduced in the House of Representatives.

Crime & Courts

Nevada truck driver declared imminent hazard

Nevada-licensed commercial driver Mamadou Diaby, owner of company 4 U Logistics Inc., has been banned from operation commercial motor vehicles.

Federal, Opinion

Crash Causation Study is a fool’s errand

FMCSA’s announcement that it will study crash causation, again, is nothing more than a fool’s errand attempting to define the undefinable in the making.

Federal

FMCSA announces plans for large truck crash study

FMCSA seeks public comment before it begins a new Large Truck Crash Causal Factors Study, the agency announced earlier this week.

News

Survey reveals most drivers have road rage, nearly half carry a weapon

The road can be a dangerous place, especially when the majority of motorists experience road rage and nearly half have some kind of weapon in their vehicle.

State

Virginia leaders move forward plans to boost transportation revenue

In Virginia, the governor and other prominent lawmakers want to overhaul transportation revenue collection. Among the changes is higher fuel taxes.

OOIDA

Becoming an owner-operator is a big step: Need-to-know info

Before making the leap to becoming an owner-operator, take OOIDA’s Truck to Success course to make sure you are considering all the angles.

Equipment

Layoff news at commercial truck manufacturers piles up

Several North American truck manufacturing companies have laid off employees or announced plans to do so because of a glut of trucks on the market.

Crime & Courts, State

Temporary restraining order extended in AB5 lawsuit

A federal judge extended a temporary restraining order that blocks California from enforcing motor carriers to comply with Assembly Bill 5.