Ryan Newman survived a horrifying crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500, thanks to advancements in car safety. Has that tech made it to big trucks?
A push to help pay for highways in the future in part by using a vehicle miles traveled tax paid by truckers only has raised some hackles in the industry.
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.
Crime & Courts
Bankrupt Celadon is seeking relief in federal court from a North Carolina towing company it says is holding some of its trucks and trailers ransom.
Crime & Courts
The former owner of an Alabama CDL school has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to pay bribes to a CDL examiner.
While everyone is talking about self-driving trucks, another transformative technology is silently disrupting the industry as we know it: electric trucks.
Jon Osburn, skipper of OOIDA’s tour trailer, continues his tour of Texas with a stop in Laredo. The Spirit will be there Saturday, Feb. 15 through Feb. 18.
Truck drivers have until Feb. 20 to submit comments to the EPA about the agency’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative. OOIDA urges truckers to comment.
In Virginia, both statehouse chambers have approved plans inspired by the governor to overhaul transportation revenue collection. Among the changes is higher fuel taxes.
OOIDA, Truck Shows
MATS has released its schedule of educational seminars for the annual trucking show in March. OOIDA will be offering a pair of educational opportunities.
Find research resources at OOIDA.com to help you keep abreast of issues facing the trucking industry. Check out state issues, OOIDA court actions and more.
Someone get on the Bat Phone, the Riddler has taken over Rhode Island. See if you can follow the logic the Rhode Island DOT director is using.
Rhode Island is doubling down on its truck-only toll rate at one gantry, literally. The state wants to increase the rate by 100% in Providence.