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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.

Fuel prices

Average U.S. diesel fuel price drops nearly 3 cents

For the U.S. and nearly every region, the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel decreased, more than a nickel in the Rocky Mountain region.

Federal, OOIDA

OOIDA: Send EPA feedback on Cleaner Trucks Initiative

OOIDA wants its members to let the EPA know what things the agency should consider before making a Cleaner Trucks Initiative proposal.

Opinion

Is XPO breaking apart or what?

When XPO took over Conway in 2015, it seemed to have exploded from nowhere into a transportation octopus with a tentacle in just about everything. Now what?

State

Pennsylvania bill would aid certain suspended motorists

A Pennsylvania house panel has taken the initial step to approve legislation to let certain suspended motorists off the hook for failure to pay fines.

Crime & Courts

Universal Truckload on hook for $5.7M in verbal contract case

Originally the plaintiff in a lawsuit, Universal Truckload now owes Dalton Logistics nearly $6M after the brokerage firm turned the tables on the carrier.

State

Idaho bills would boost transportation revenue

Work is underway in the Idaho Legislature to come up with new revenue for state and local roads via existing sources available to the state.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s touring tractor-trailer heads to Barstow, Calif.

Barstow, Calif., is next stop for the Spirit of the American Trucker. Skipper Jon Osburn’s looking forward to hearing what drivers have to say.

State

Michigan bill would put statewide saliva drug testing pilot program into law

A Michigan lawmaker has introduced a bill to amend a section of the existing state vehicle code to expand roadside drug testing pilot program from five counties to the entire state.

Crime & Courts, State

Preliminary injunction blocks AB5 enforcement on trucking

A federal court granted a preliminary injunction that will stop California from enforcing AB5 on the trucking industry for the time being.

State

Meal and rest breaks for bus drivers in California nixed

Meal and rest breaks for California bus drivers go too far, says a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration notice set to publish Tuesday, Jan. 21.