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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.


Chaining up in Canada

Land Line provides you with a comprehensive roundup of chain- and studded tire-related laws in all 10 provinces and three territories of Canada.

Federal, State

FMCSA shouldn’t issue preemptions until lawsuits are resolved, OOIDA says

OOIDA says FMCSA shouldn’t grant preemption requests to states regarding meal and rest break laws until lawsuits are resolved in California.

State, Tolls

Michigan toll measure takes step forward

Legislation afoot in the Michigan Senate would open the door to authorizing toll roads in the state to help cover long-term funding needs.


HOS reform lauded by group of lawmakers

A group of 21 members of Congress wrote a letter to FMCSA in support of the agency’s proposal for hours-of-service regulations.


Deadline approaching for dealing with UCR data breach

Time is running out for some carriers to request aid from UCR following the plan’s disclosure of a March data breach that affected roughly 23,000 carriers.

News, State

OOIDA suggests lower limit in Colorado’s occupational accident proposal

OOIDA has weighed in on a proposal in Colorado that would set occupational accident medical expense limits exceptionally high.


Utah task force’s tax reform package raises sale, fuel taxes

A Utah legislative panel has unveiled a plan to boost transportation funding via a tax reform package that includes higher costs for fuel purchases.


Truckers for Troops 2019 begins Veterans Day

OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops 2019 campaign launches on Veterans Day. Here’s what’s on deck for Land Line Now’s telethon and how you can help.

Crime & Courts, State

Wilson Logistics seeks exemption from learner’s permit rule

A trucking company wants to be exempt from the requirement of CDL holders being in the passenger seat while a permit holder drives.

News, Products & Services

Omnitracs says 99.9% of malfunctioning ELDs now working properly

Omnitracs says drivers who had been on paper logs due to a malfunction with some of the company’s devices can start using their ELDs again.


Connecticut governor unveils transport plan; other states discuss toll rates, roads

Gov. Ned Lamont revealed his new transportation plan, including 14 new toll locations. Meanwhile, other states are raising rates or considering new tolls.