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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.

News

Hurricane Sally makes landfall in Alabama, Florida, shutting down several highways

Hurricane Sally struck Alabama and the Florida panhandle on Wednesday morning, forcing the closures of numerous highways in the area.

News, Products & Services

St. Christopher Fund receives support from TA & Petro

TA and Petro truck stops are launching their first point-of-sale fundraising campaign to benefit the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund.

Equipment, Federal, News

FMCSA grants exemption request for digital mirror system

FMCSA approved an exemption to allow motor carriers to operate with a digital mirror system as an alternative to two rear-vision mirrors.

News, State

Driving without insurance topic of Pennsylvania bill

A Pennsylvania bill would revise the punishment for driving a personal vehicle without insurance. Change could aid some truck drivers.

Crime & Courts

Trucker gets new trial after jury failed to award medical expenses/lost wages damages

A trucker will get a new trial on a jury award that failed to compensate him for medical expenses and lost wages.

News

Transportation Research Board compiles resources for trucking industry

The Transportation Research Board has posted a collection of resources about the trucking industry, keeping everyone well-informed.

Federal, News

Beyond Compliance ICR comments due Sept. 17

FMCSA is accepting comments on its information collection request regarding the congressionally mandated Beyond Compliance program.

Opinion

Is a tiger sighting by law enforcement the same as seeing the black dog for truckers?

Knoxville, Tenn., area law enforcement and wildlife agents spent last week on the lookout for what might just be an imaginary tiger.

News, State

Pennsylvania Senate panel advances ‘Steer Clear’ law revisions

A Pennsylvania Senate panel has advanced a bill to address concerns about a growing number of violations to the state’s “Steer Clear” rule.

Fuel prices, News

Average diesel prices drop across the U.S.

Average retail diesel prices dropped for all regions in the U.S., according to a weekly federal report. The U.S. average is down 1.3 cents.