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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, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

Crime & Courts, News

Former award-winning trucker receives 50 years for child pornography

Michael Sheeds, a former award-winning truck driver, was sentenced to 50 years in federal prison for child pornography.

Truck Shows

39th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs is Thursday through Saturday

The 39th annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest is Thursday through Saturday at the Love’s Truck Stop in Hampshire, Ill.

Opinion

Leaders recognize driver retention problem; let’s fix it now

Administration leaders are speaking out about driver retention. OOIDA suggests some ways the problem can be addressed.

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, 2019, when the first reports came out of China.

News, State, Tolls

Ohio Senate approves bill to aid gateless Turnpike tolling

The Ohio Senate has moved forward legislation touted to remove a barrier to the implementation of gateless Turnpike tolls.

Crime & Courts, News

State takes $39,500 from trucker headed to an auction

A small-business trucking company owner wanted to bid on a third truck, but Arizona officials seized his money without any criminal charges.

News, OOIDA

OOIDA: Be wary of ‘predatory’ lease-purchase agreements

Before any driver signs a lease-purchase agreement with a motor carrier, they should have the contract examined by an expert.

Opinion

Let’s get a handle on the realities of driver turnover

Driver turnover and the constant flow of new drivers into the truckload industry is a public health risk and fleets must disclose real data.

Fuel prices, News

Diesel drops for first time since April 2021

The latest report from the EIA showed the national average diesel price is lower than the previous week for the first time this summer.

News, State

West Virginia roads to receive $150 million in surplus funds

The West Virginia Legislature has approved routing $150 million in surplus funds for roads and bridges across the state.