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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.

Opinion

Hair testing study flawed and insulting to truck drivers

The OOIDA Foundation points out flaws in a University of Central Arkansas study aimed at promoting the use of hair testing in the trucking industry.

Coronavirus, News

Canada cross-border vaccine mandate set to take effect Jan. 15

Canada is moving forward with a mandate that will require American truck drivers to be fully vaccinated before crossing into Canada.

News, State

New York looks to address ‘driver shortage’ by expanding CDL testing sites

As states attempt to combat a “driver shortage,” New York Governor believes she has a plan to get drivers back on the road.

News, State

Winter weather, supply issues spur emergency declarations

Severe winter weather and ongoing supply issues were cited by a number of states that have recently enacted emergency declarations.

News, OOIDA, State

OOIDA: Virginia left lane restriction for trucks a ‘bad idea’

Following a recent winter storm in Virginia, a bill in the works would prohibit trucks from using the left lane during bad weather.

News, OOIDA, State

Washington Trucking Associations, OOIDA, ATA back parking, restroom access bills

Bills in Washington state to aid truck parking, restroom access backed by Washington Trucking Associations, OOIDA, and ATA.

News, State, Tolls

I-4 Express lanes in Florida to open soon

With a launch date of early 2022, I-4 Express lanes will be available to certain motorists for a fee. Trucks, however, are prohibited.

Coronavirus, Crime & Courts, Federal, News

U.S. Supreme Court rejects OSHA vaccine rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration overstepped with its COVID-19 vaccine rule, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled.

News, OOIDA

Commercial driver pilot program a hot topic on ‘Live From Exit 24’

Recap of the latest edition of “Live From Exit 24” – fast-tracking the commercial driver pilot program, boosting pay for drivers, and more.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA on pilot program: Younger drivers crash more

OOIDA didn’t mince words in its comments about FMCSA’s moves toward an apprenticeship pilot program for under-21 drivers.