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In response to incidents of civil unrest, FMCSA reminds drivers of a provision letting them complete their run when it's halted by “emergency conditions.”
Recently, a group of OOIDA members gathered at the White House to represent owner-operators and other truckers at an event. Also, Roses and Razzberries.
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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.
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The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance says it is planning its Operation Safe Driver enforcement for July 12-18. Speeding will be the top focus, CVSA says.
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FMCSA issues a notice of enforcement discretion for motor carriers whose random drug and alcohol testing may be disrupted because of the pandemic.
A TRACER Alert has been issued for a blue 1999 Freightliner Classic reported stolen in Sullivan, Mo., and last traced to a Walmart in Hamilton, Ala.
So far, more than 3,000 trucking companies have received $150,000 or more from the Paycheck Protection Program. The extended deadline to apply is Aug. 8.
The July 14 primary in Maine includes a question about whether to once again use millions in bonds to fund transportation work around the state.
Truck parking at a rest area on I-66 in Virginia is closed for drainage work, even though passenger vehicles are still allowed access.
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For most all U.S. regions, the average retail price for a gallon of diesel increased slightly from a week ago, according to a federal report.
President Donald Trump signed into law on July 4 a bill that extends the deadline for small businesses to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan.
The question is, exactly who is winning with social media, especially when the subject is the nitty-gritty of life on the road.
A judge in Washington state has ruled for the Legislature in a lawsuit to protest steps taken by Gov. Inslee in the two-year transportation budget.