Federal, News, Safety & Security
In response to incidents of civil unrest, FMCSA reminds drivers of a provision letting them complete their run when it's halted by “emergency conditions.”
Recently, a group of OOIDA members gathered at the White House to represent owner-operators and other truckers at an event. Also, Roses and Razzberries.
Featured: Coronavirus, News
Land Line Media provides a timeline of the events related to the coronavirus dating back to Dec. 31, when the first reports came out of China.
Crime & Courts
A man who is currently facing charges related to a chameleon carrier fraud scheme is in more trouble after agents discovered a massive Amazon fraud scheme.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association welcomes the official launch of USMCA, which adds protections to U.S. long-haul truckers.
June was a great month for truck parking, with Arizona leading the charge and more than 600 new spaces at new Love’s and TA Express locations.
The Freedom Driver Project is getting a facelift and implementing virtual tours of the 48-foot renovated TAT show trailer.
Federal, News, OOIDA
OOIDA supports a proposal that would prohibit states from issuing a CDL to anyone who is prohibited from driving because of a drug or alcohol violation.
The House Rules Committee did not select an amendment aimed at stopping motor carriers’ minimum insurance requirements from increasing to be voted on later this week.
Two bills signed into law earlier this year by Idaho Gov. Brad Little cover truck operations. The new truck laws take effect on Wednesday, July 1.
Fuel prices, News
For most regions, the average diesel price per gallon changed slightly from a week ago, says a federal report. ProMiles.com shows prices rising more.
Federal, News, OOIDA
A coalition of more than 50 organizations, including OOIDA, requested the leaders of the House Rules Committee to not increase minimum insurance requirements.
The Arizona DOT has expanded its use of truck screening technology to include commercial ports of entry, expediting trips for compliant truckers.