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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, when the first reports came out of China.

News

January NAFTA freight for trucking increases sharply from December

January NAFTA freight kicked off the year on a positive note, especially for trucking freight, which experienced the only month-to-month increase.

OOIDA

Kids stuck at home? Enter the Trucking in America poster contest

Truckers, got a kid stuck at home amid the COVID-19 outbreak? Have them get creative and enter Land Line’s Trucking in America poster contest.

COVID-19, Federal, News

FMCSA emergency declaration questions answered

In order to clarify its emergency declaration, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration answered more frequently asked questions on its website.

Federal

Congestion easing on roadways as more Americans stay home, ATRI says

Shutdowns and stay-home orders due to COVID-19 appear to be easing congestion issues in some of America’s worst bottlenecks, ATRI data says.

COVID-19, State

Stay-at-home orders issued in several more states

Eight more states have either issued a new stay-at-home order or expanded a previous order in an attempt to slow down the spread of COVID-19.

Opinion, Products & Services

Advice: Go ahead and file your taxes now

Trucking tax expert Barry G. Fowler cautions truckers against taking full advantage of the extension to file their income taxes.

COVID-19, Truck Parking

FHWA urges state transportation officials to keep rest areas open

With rest areas being the responsibility of states, the federal government is encouraging state officials to keep them open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opinion

Conditions may seem critical, but good news can still be found

Good news isn’t as much of a unicorn as you would think it is these days with the coronavirus pandemic upsetting everything, says Staff Writer Wendy Parker.

Products & Services

DAT Solutions: Supply chain disruptions send rates higher

Truckload rates rose last week as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic began to be felt in North America, reports DAT Solutions.

Federal

FMCSA provides additional guidance for drug and alcohol testing

FMCSA has released additional guidance and clarification regarding drug and alcohol testing amid the COVID-19 coronavirus national emergency.