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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.

Coronavirus, News

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.

State

Stay-at-home orders installed in Arizona and D.C.

Only one day has passed since the last stay-at-home order update, which is enough time to add more to the list, including Arizona and Washington, D.C.

State

Arizona bill to limit port of entry enforcement is sidetracked

A bill in the Arizona statehouse would limit truck enforcement efforts at ports of entry, but Legislature’s suspension could effectively kill the bill.

Coronavirus, Truck Parking

The Parking Zone – March 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic certainly made a case for a trucking parking bill in the House of Representatives, as it highlights the parking shortage.

Federal

Economic Injury Disaster Loan program accepting applications

The application for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan is available. The Small Business Administration’s loan is part of emergency relief efforts.

Fuel prices

Diesel fuel prices continue to tumble across U.S.

California’s average price for a gallon of diesel dropped 15.7 cents to $3.395, helping pull the U.S. average down for the 12th week in a row.

OOIDA

Truck to Success course postponed until the fall

OOIDA’s Truck to Success course, which was scheduled for May 5-7 in Blue Springs, Mo., has been postponed until the fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Equipment, Opinion

Pack ’em, then stack ’em: the future of trucking, according to Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks has shown us the future of trucking. And you could say that future looks very … vertically integrated, contributing editor John Bendel reports.

State

UPDATED: States shuffle dates for primary elections

The novel coronavirus is affecting efforts to shape the fall ballots across the country. States already are taking steps to change dates of primaries.

State

Florida governor orders border checkpoints

Florida has set up border checkpoints at its borders on I-95 and I-10 to enforce a COVID-19 order on travelers. Commercial trucks don’t have to stop.