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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, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

News, State

Logistics, driver availability lead to Iowa emergency fuel declaration

The hours of service and permit and fee requirements for fuel haulers and oversized loads have been temporarily suspended in Iowa.

News, State

I-70 in Glenwood Canyon, Colo., shut down indefinitely

Mudslides have shut down Interstate 70 at Glenwood Canyon in Colorado indefinitely. Truckers will have to take a lengthy detour.

News

Nikola founder Trevor Milton charged with fraud in indictment

Not long after a scathing report accused Nikola founder Trevor Milton of lying about his company, the U.S. government has indicted him on related charges.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA makes push to include truck parking in infrastructure plan

OOIDA is asking its members to contact their lawmakers to let them know that funding for truck parking should be included in the infrastructure package.

Crime & Courts, News

Case against ex-Pilot CEO Mark Hazelwood dismissed

A federal judge has accepted the government’s request to drop its attempt to retry former Pilot CEO Mark Hazelwood and two other executives.

News, State

Pennsylvania bills cover truck weigh stations, heavy vehicle bonding

A pair of Pennsylvania bills would authorize a truck weigh system, and increase bonding requirement for certain large trucks.

Truck Parking

The Parking Zone – July 2021

There is no way to sugarcoat this: July was a bad month for truck parking, all the way from the local level to Congress, but it’s not all doom and gloom.

Federal, News

Driver Subcommittee points to pay, working conditions as ways to improve retention

The newly formed MCSAC Driver Subcommittee says improved pay and working conditions will help driver retention.

Crime & Courts, News

Multiple stops without a CDL gets driver banned from interstate commerce

A driver who kept driving after being stopped multiple times and found to not have a CDL has been banned from interstate commerce by FMCSA.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer stops in Troy, Ill.

Marty Ellis, skipper of the OOIDA tour trailer, stops in Troy, Ill., in the St. Louis area before heading to a truck show in Ault, Colo.