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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.

News, Safety & Security

Operation Safe Driver enforcement push starts July 12

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.

Coronavirus, Federal, News

FMCSA offers discretion on drug, alcohol testing during COVID-19 outbreak

FMCSA issues a notice of enforcement discretion for motor carriers whose random drug and alcohol testing may be disrupted because of the pandemic.

TRACER Alert

TRACER reports theft of 1999 Freightliner in Missouri

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.

Federal, News

Report: More than 3,200 long-haul trucking companies received PPP loans

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.

News, State

Maine voters to decide on $105 M transportation bond question

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

Rest area on I-66 in Virginia closed to truck parking

Truck parking at a rest area on I-66 in Virginia is closed for drainage work, even though passenger vehicles are still allowed access.

Fuel prices, News

Average retail diesel fuel price surges

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.

Federal, News

Paycheck Protection Program deadline extended until Aug. 8

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.

Opinion

Social media is a blessing and a curse

The question is, exactly who is winning with social media, especially when the subject is the nitty-gritty of life on the road.

News, State

Washington state judge says governor overstepped on transportation issue

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.