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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.

State, Tolls

Bills in five states address consideration of tolls

Funding mechanisms to get needed road and bridge work done are a constant theme at statehouses. So far this year much consideration is being given to tolls.

Crime & Courts

P.A.M. Transport settles trucker wage lawsuit for $16.5M

After more than three years of litigation, P.A.M. Transport agreed to a $16.5 million settlement in a Fair Labor Standards Act lawsuit filed by truckers.

Crime & Courts

Judge names Ritchie Bros. as auctioneers for Celadon fleet

Canadian auctioneers Ritchie Bros. have been authorized to sell off the fleet assets of Celadon Group as the carrier’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeds.

News

Stuck in traffic: America’s worst bottlenecks for trucks

For the second consecutive year, an intersection in Fort Lee, N.J., received the title of the worst bottleneck for trucks in the United States.

Products & Services

DAT Solutions: Truckload rates drift lower, show signs of bottoming out

Spot market rates remain soft in early February, reports DAT Solutions. Van truckload rates are down and reefer rates were trending down.

TRACER Alert

TRACER reports theft of 2003 Kenworth in New Jersey

A $500 reward is offered through OOIDA’s TRACER Alert network for information on a burgundy-colored 2003 Kenworth W900 stolen in New Jersey.

Tolls

Gov. Lamont puts truck-only tolls in Connecticut on pause

After pushing hard for Connecticut lawmakers to pass a truck-only toll bill, Gov. Ned Lamont seems to have given up … for now.

Crime & Courts, Opinion

Blagojevich’s sentence commuted, but truckers still paying for his ‘crimes’

Rod Blagojevich is a free man after President Trump commuted his sentence. However, truckers are still on the hook for big bucks because of his actions.

State

Washington House approves carbon emissions mandate

A carbon emissions reduction program being considered in Washington state would severely affect consumers, including professional drivers, critics say.

Truck Shows

MATS concert to feature Jayne Denham, Larry Fleet

The Mid-America Trucking Show’s annual concert will be headlined by Jayne Denham and Larry Fleet. The show will be at Fourth Street Live in downtown Louisville, Ky.

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