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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.

Federal, News, Safety & Security

FMCSA reminds drivers of ‘emergency conditions’ provision in HOS

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.”

Crime & Courts, News

Trucker receives prison time for role in oil theft ring

The last of five defendants has been sentenced for his role in a $1.8 million oil theft from energy companies working in the Texas Eagle Ford Shale.

News, State

North Carolina law freezes fuel tax rate

A new North Carolina law implements a freeze in the fuel excise tax to protect against an expected dip in the tax rate the first of the year.

News, Safety & Security

Operation Safe Driver Week starts Sunday

On Sunday, Operation Safe Driver Week starts. Expect to see stepped-up law enforcement on highways all next week through Saturday, July 18.

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

OOIDA represents owner-operators at White House July Fourth event

Some OOIDA members got the opportunity to attend the Salute to America White House event, representing truckers who moved the economy during the pandemic.

Business, Products & Services

Produce markets, end of Q2 drive spot truckload rates higher

Spot truckload rates kept climbing last week, but DAT Solutions says dry van rates may have peaked. Also, New York gives a glimpse of post-COVID-19 life.

Coronavirus, News

Ontario pilot program expands COVID-19 testing for truckers

Ontario is launching a pilot program aiming to improve the accessibility of COVID-19 testing for the trucking industry at high-volume truck traffic locations.

News

Virginia joins Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, first Southern state member

Virginia has joined the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the first Southern state to participate in the carbon dioxide emissions cap-and-trade program.

News, State, Tolls

Could tolls soon be coming to Michigan roads?

The Michigan governor signed into law a bill ordering the state DOT to move forward with a plan to study the feasibility of collecting tolls on interstates.