News, OOIDA Member
OOIDA member Robert Hardwick loves his Kansas City Chiefs football team. His truck “Warpaint” – a 2008 Kenworth 900L – is a real head-turner.
How many trucks are inspected, and for those receiving tickets, what are they cited for? We’ll have some FMCSA figures. Also, Connecticut’s toll plan.
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.
Mack Trucks announced layoffs will be coming to its Lehigh Valley plant next month. A company spokesman says 305 workers will be let go.
Opinion, Products & Services
As the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 wraps up, it is apparent that bathrooms of the future have the possibility to become terrifying robot battlegrounds.
The logistics industry thrives on numbers. Be up to date with the latest transportation-related numbers with the Pocket Guide to Transportation 2020.
Jon Osburn visits an old flame, sort of, as he steers OOIDA’s tour trailer to Santa Nella, Calif., the first 2020 stop for OOIDA’s truck stop ambassador.
Crime & Courts, State
A state court rules against California’s AB5, which codifies the California Supreme Court’s decision on worker classification as employees or contractors.
A wreck involving two tractor-trailers in Texas, left one driver dead and another facing a manslaughter charge. OOIDA life member Bill Cutler died in the crash.
Massachusetts officials are again considering changing truck laws to make it more difficult to obtain commercial driver’s licenses in the state.
The 2020 edition of CES in Las Vegas featured several announcements from Paccar about its electric vehicle fleet of commercial trucks.
Equipment, Federal, News
The U.S. DOT announced its fourth version of automated vehicle guidelines on Jan 8. AV 4.0 outlines who is doing what about AVs within the federal government.
Universal Logistics laid off about 70 port truckers days before Christmas. The Teamsters call it unlawful. The company says it was streamlining operations.