News, OOIDA Member
OOIDA member Robert Hardwick loves his Kansas City Chiefs football team. His truck “Warpaint” – a 2008 Kenworth 900L – is a real head-turner.
Truckers in California are speaking loudly about split speed limits and the AB5 independent contractor law. Also, do you fix the truck, or make it pretty?
Winter is just around the corner. Do you know which states require chains? Be prepared before you roll out with Land Line’s annual U.S. Chain Law round up.
A special session in Connecticut to cover transportation funding needs via truck-only tolls could be close to reality as advocates work to firm up support.
The U.S. DOT has the latest info in its updated Freight Facts and Figures for Winter 2020, including new freight flow estimates.
Columnist John Bendel recalls his first day on the job for Friedman’s Express, a New Jersey LTL carrier. Driver training wasn’t on the menu that day.
News, Products & Services
Spot rates for vans are higher now that we are into January 2020, and reefer spot rates are strong too. Check out what else DAT Solutions has noticed.
Crime & Courts
A federal appeals court ruled that Walmart must pay hundreds of California truck drivers $54.6 million, affirming a lower court’s decision.
A special panel in Maine working to address a highway funding gap has delayed the release of recommendations that may include a fuel tax increase and tolls.
FMCSA’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse website is having connectivity issues from an abundance of traffic. Here’s what to do if you can’t connect.
Crime & Courts
After several years of litigation, owners of certain Navistar trucks with a defective MaxxForce engine are closer to being compensated.
Action taken by Utah state lawmakers to boost transportation funding via a state tax reform package now is law, but it is not quite a done deal.
Have you tried to park your truck in the Midwest? The Mid-America Association of State Transportation Officials needs your input on a parking survey.