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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.

Crime & Courts

Judge grants Celadon’s temporary restraining order in equipment ‘ransom’ allegation

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

Former driving school owner pleads guilty to paying bribes to CDL examiner

The former owner of an Alabama CDL school has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to pay bribes to a CDL examiner.

Equipment, Opinion

Electric trucks: Coming to a highway near you

While everyone is talking about self-driving trucks, another transformative technology is silently disrupting the industry as we know it: electric trucks.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s tour trailer rolls into Laredo, Texas

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.

Federal, OOIDA

Cleaner Trucks Initiative comment period ends Feb. 20

Truck drivers have until Feb. 20 to submit comments to the EPA about the agency’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative. OOIDA urges truckers to comment.

State

Virginia lawmakers advance plans to boost transportation revenue

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’ schedule for educational seminars released

MATS has released its schedule of educational seminars for the annual trucking show in March. OOIDA will be offering a pair of educational opportunities.

OOIDA

Take advantage of OOIDA research on issues

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.

Opinion, Tolls

Rhode Island DOT claims its toll hike is not really a toll hike

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.

Tolls

Rhode Island to double truck-only toll rate at Providence gantry

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.