Federal, News, Safety & Security
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.”
Recently, a group of OOIDA members gathered at the White House to represent owner-operators and other truckers at an event. Also, Roses and Razzberries.
Featured: Coronavirus, News
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.
FMCSA has accepted an hours-of-service exemption request from Werner Enterprises, allowing certain provisions as they switch ELD providers.
The House passed a massive $1.5 trillion infrastructure package on July 1. However, Senate Republicans have already called the partisan legislation dead on arrival.
After record-breaking employment losses in April, transportation jobs, including trucking, made a huge comeback in June as businesses begin to reopen.
Crime & Courts
A Florida-based certified medical examiner has been sentenced for falsifying Department of Transportation physical examinations.
Two new laws on the books in Tennessee address concern about left lane use and exchanging information about severe driving infractions.
Federal, News, OOIDA
Some truckers relying on bypass clearance systems to get them through weigh stations are being red-lighted for not complying with the UCR.
Stay-at-home orders in March may have led to fewer traffic fatalities for the first quarter, but at the same time roadways were also more dangerous.
As health insurance for YRC employees neared the 11th hour before lapsing, the U.S. Treasury has bailed the company out with a $700 million CARES Act loan.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing Florida did and expecting different results, like Ohio’s doing with toll services company Conduent.
Fuel prices, News, State
The first of July marks changes in fuel tax collections in states across the country. Rate changes range from a nickel to fractional amounts.