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Featured: Coronavirus, News

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, State

West Virginia roads to receive $150 million in surplus funds

The West Virginia Legislature has approved routing $150 million in surplus funds for roads and bridges across the state.

Crime & Courts

Repair shop owes $27M after tire flew off truck, killing motorcyclist

Two trucking companies are off the hook after a judge found Sunrise Tire and Lube Services liable for a fatal crash involving a detached tire.

News, OOIDA

Watch a preview of OOIDA’s Truck to Success course on becoming an owner-op

OOIDA’s Truck to Success course on becoming an owner-operator is set for Oct. 26-28. Watch a free preview on cost of operations.

Truck Parking

Minneapolis City Council approves truck parking ban ordinance

After much debate, amendments and public comments from residents and stakeholders, Minneapolis is moving forward with its truck parking ban.

News, Products & Services

Oregon trucker seeks class-action status for lawsuit over Philips CPAP recall

An Oregon trucker is filing a class-action lawsuit against Royal Philips due to a recall of the company’s CPAP and BiPAP devices.

News

Puerto Rico truckers end strike; rates to increase by 35%

After a two-day strike, Puerto Rico truckers have agreed to return to work after the central government agreed to increase rates by 35%.

News, OOIDA

Insurance questions answered on the next ‘Live From Exit 24’

“Live From Exit 24” returns July 28. Host Mike Matousek welcomes Travis Ginest, OOIDA Senior Claims Counsel for the hourlong conversation.

Crime & Courts

FedEx Freight settles racial discrimination lawsuit

After more than three years in litigation, FedEx Freight has reached a settlement with a former driver who alleged racial discrimination.

News, Truck Shows

New and improved Shell Rotella SuperRigs on tap

The 39th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs is scheduled for July 29-31 in Hampshire, Ill. This year’s event will offer some exciting changes.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA: Improving highway safety shouldn’t fall to trucks alone

Improving highway safety should be a shared responsibility of every vehicle on the road, not just trucks, OOIDA President Todd Spencer said.