Lawmakers have been thanking truck drivers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. OOIDA wants the respect to continue after the crisis.
OOIDA asks federal officials to help truckers do their jobs effectively during the coronavirus pandemic. Also, studying the pandemic’s effect on trucking.
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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.
Navistar is recalling thousands of certain International trucks due to an issue with the brake light switch, according to NHTSA.
Alaska, Colorado, North Carolina, Rhode Island and Utah all have some form of a stay-at-home order, while Pennsylvania added more counties to its list.
State, Truck Parking
PennDOT has reopened five more rest areas, leaving only two closed after the department closed all 30 rest areas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Montana and New Hampshire are the latest states to issue stay-at-home orders for residents. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania added nine more counties to its list.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a $2 trillion relief package to help Americans, small businesses and industries affected by COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion, Products & Services
Showers, parking and free breakfast burritos – not quite heaven, but good news nonetheless as we keep truckin’ and dealing with this COVID-19 mess.
The Colorado General Assembly has taken action to increase speeds on certain state highways. Other changes could be coming for certain truck permits.
Road rumors suggest that truckers coming driving into Rhode Island from New York will be placed under a mandatory self-quarantine. Not true.
The deadline for Real ID has been pushed back for one year, the Department of Homeland Security has announced. The new deadline is Oct. 1, 2021.
The Transportation Security Administration is working toward issuing a 120-day waiver regarding Hazardous Materials Endorsements for commercial drivers.