After pushing hard for Connecticut lawmakers to pass a truck-only toll bill, Gov. Ned Lamont seems to have given up ... for now.
The feds are busy creating new and proposed regulations – and OOIDA has been speaking out on them. Also, a billion dollars in federal infrastructure grants.
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.
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.
Crime & Courts
A lawsuit in federal court filed by growers seeks $1.1 billion from C.H. Robinson and its subsidiary. The company issued a statement denying any wrongdoing.
Set to publish in the Federal Register on Thursday, Feb. 13, the FMCSA is finalizing the Unified Carrier Registration fees for the 2020 registration year.
The pursuit of tolls in Wyoming on Interstate 80 was quickly settled at the statehouse. A separate effort to fund roads would increase the state’s fuel tax.
Federal, Truck Parking
President Donald Trump submitted is FY 2021 budget request on Monday. Included is $1 trillion for infrastructure, which specifically mentions truck parking.
One bill halfway through the Idaho Legislature would provide additional revenue for state and local roads via an existing source available to the state.
OOIDA, Products & Services
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s Compliance Connection program helps manage the paperwork of managing a fleet of any size, small or big.