February experienced a lot of exciting news in the world of truck parking. Love’s Travel Stops paved the way with six new locations nationwide.
Many claims made to promote a federal truck-only VMT tax are outright untrue – we’ll do some myth-busting. Also, EPA wants your views on truck emissions.
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.
Submitting its comments regarding FMCSA’s Beyond Compliance program, OOIDA opposed any formula that awards large fleets for simply buying the latest technology.
Crime & Courts
Trucking companies and job seekers should be on the lookout for identity theft. The Better Business Bureau of St. Louis has issued a warning after one company fell victim to a reshipping scam. The Better Business Bureau is advising job seekers to beware of a scam that recently affected Walnut Grove, Mo.-based Westerman’s Express. The […]
The use of speed radar by law enforcement agencies in Mississippi is an annual issue. Multiple bills under review would authorize changes to use radar.
Safety & Security, State
Illinois DOT and law enforcement are warning truckers about a theft ring operating in a pair of rest areas along the Interstate 80 freight corridor.
Be careful using CBD products. The U.S. DOT warns you may not realize what you are getting yourself into by using them.
The average U.S. diesel fuel price dropped again, according to a report from the federal Energy Information Administration. This is the sixth week running.
San Antonio is the next Texas stop for OOIDA’s tour trailer. Jon Osburn, skipper of the Spirit of the American Trucker, welcomes drivers to stop by.
If you want to help shape the Environmental Protection Agency’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative proposal, your comments must be submitted by Feb. 20.
OOIDA says there is insufficient data to show that repealing the requirement for interstate commercial motor vehicle drivers to be able to hear would improve safety.
When potential drivers are considered “leads” and recruiters need training in sales techniques, maybe there’s another problem, muses columnist John Bendel.