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A coronavirus timeline: How we got here

Land Line Media provides a timeline of the events related to the coronavirus dating back to Dec. 31, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

News

Cross-border freight sees first yearly increase since beginning of pandemic

Perhaps signaling a return to relative normalcy, cross-border freight in December experienced the first yearly increase since last February.

Business, Products & Services

Shell Lubricants aims for net-zero emissions by 2050

The maker of Shell Rotella products for heavy-duty engines plans to have net-zero emissions by 2050 by cutting them and by carbon offsets.

Fuel prices, News

For more than three months, diesel prices have steadily climbed

For more than three months – since early November – diesel prices have steadily climbed. The climb continues, a federal report says.

Coronavirus, News

ArriveCAN app rule now in effect for truckers entering Canada

Canada has clarified its new COVID-19 reporting mandate at land ports of entry. Truckers must use the ArriveCAN app but there’s some leeway.

Federal, News

FMCSA grants exemption for Wilson Logistics student drivers

FMCSA has granted Wilson Logistics an exemption from the regulation that requires a student driver to have a CDL holder in the front seat.

News, State

Michigan bill would aid local road work

Two Michigan Senate bills have been described by bill sponsors as a way to bolster local control of fuel tax revenue to fund road work.

Federal, News

PPP loan changes aim to help sole proprietors, independent contractors

The Small Business Administration announced some changes to its PPP loans aimed at helping sole proprietors and independent contractors.

State, Tolls

PennDOT announces bridges being considered for new tolls

PennDOT has announced bridges it is considering to add new tolls on as part of its Major Bridge P3 Initiative it revealed in November.

OOIDA

Beaumont, Texas, is the next stop for OOIDA’s tour trailer

Winter has loosened its chokehold on Texas, and the water’s back on in Beaumont, the next stop for OOIDA’s tour trailer

Coronavirus, News

Canadian trucking groups pushback against ArriveCAN app mandate

The Canadian Trucking Alliance seeks clarity – and maybe a delay – on a new rule that truckers use the ArriveCAN app when crossing border.