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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, when the first reports came out of China.

Equipment

Paccar recalls more than 1,000 Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks for axle issues

A recall over an axle assembly issue affects nearly 1,100 Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks model year 2020-21, according to NHTSA.

News, OOIDA

Truck to Success course includes info on loadboards

Figuring out load boards is part of OOIDA’s Truck to Success course on Oct. 26-28 for drivers thinking about becoming owner-operators.

OOIDA

‘Live From Exit 24’ recap: ‘I’m not going down without a fight’

A longtime trucker and OOIDA board member discussed being active in the regulatory process on the latest episode of “Live From Exit 24.”

News, State

California bill intended to aid transportation projects

A bill approved by the California Legislature would benefit transportation work via relaxed regulations for transit projects.

Crime & Courts

FTS International granted new trial in historic $100M verdict case

After getting hit with an unprecedented $100 million verdict, FTS International will get a new trial based on excessive damages.

Crime & Courts

KAH Transportes owner accused of harassing witnesses in human trafficking case

The owner of a trucking company accused of human trafficking involving a driver on an H-2B visa faces more trouble for harassing witnesses.

Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA: FMCSA acts as consumer reporting agency with screening reports

OOIDA told an appeals court that truckers should be able to take the FMCSA to court for damages under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Federal, News

Sen. Daines leads push against minimum insurance increase

Sen. Steve Daines is leading a charge against an effort to significantly increase the minimum insurance requirement for motor carriers.

Fuel prices

Federal report shows diesel prices deflating a bit

While a weekly federal report shows the average price of diesel shrinking from a week ago, another index notches an increase.

News, OOIDA

‘Live From Exit 24’ to talk trucking with OOIDA board member

The next guest on OOIDA’s “Live From Exit 24” will be a truck driver with more than four decades’ worth of experience behind the wheel.