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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.

News

DOT announces launch of regulatory review

One of the first actions by President Donald Trump after taking office was a freeze on impending regulations with a promise of a full regulatory review. The Department of Transportation took the official first step of launching the review of DOT-related regulations – including trucking regulations – on Monday. The DOT published the notification of […]

News, Truck Parking

Oregon study suggests parking shortage may cause crashes, worsened by lower speeds

The number of studies highlighting the consequences of the truck parking shortage keeps piling up. The latest comes from Oregon State University, which points out that a parking shortage may cause crashes and reducing speeds can exacerbate the problem. The study focused on Biggs Junction at I-84 and the entire U.S. Highway 97 in Oregon. […]

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to own majority of Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J has just inked a deal for a dramatic shift of ownership in the coming years. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway will acquire nearly 40 percent of PFJ stake. In 2023, Berkshire will own a majority stake, transferring power from the hands of the Haslam family. According to a news release, Berkshire’s initial minority […]

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New survey shows carriers slow to deploy ELDs, owner-operators not switching yet

The TU-Automotive’s Connected Fleets USA conference in Atlanta last week featured speakers exploring brave new transportation landscapes, including the one that mandates electronic logging devices. Clem Driscoll, a telematics analyst and founder of C.J. Driscoll and Associates, was among the speakers. He presented findings of his company’s survey, revealing that, despite the impending deadline for […]

Fuel prices, News

Another week of minimal movement for diesel prices

The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel went up four-tenths of a cent to $2.792 per gallon for the week ending Monday, Oct. 2. This marks the first increase after two consecutive weeks of decreases. Diesel price averages went up in nine of 10 regions in the U.S., according to the Energy Information […]

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New survey shows carriers slow to deploy ELDs, owner-operators not switching yet

The TU-Automotive’s Connected Fleets USA conference in Atlanta last week featured speakers exploring brave new transportation landscapes, including the one that mandates electronic logging devices. Clem Driscoll, a telematics analyst and founder of C.J. Driscoll and Associates, was among the speakers. He presented findings of his company’s survey, revealing that, despite the impending deadline for […]

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Las Vegas mass shooting death toll hits 58 with more than 500 injured

  In the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, at least 58 people are dead and 515 injured when a lone gunman opened fire Sunday night from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel onto an outdoor country music festival below in Las Vegas. Clark County, Nev., Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said that “right […]

Federal, News

Highway agency revamps self-driving car guidelines

The USDOT has released new federal guidelines for self-driving vehicles. critics are worried about the voluntary nature of the guidelines.

Features, OOIDA Member

Citizen Driver Marty Ellis leads by example

For 2017 Citizen Driver Marty Ellis, being recognized for his professionalism and community service in trucking is a surreal experience.

Features, OOIDA Member

Hansen sets great example for grandson

OOIDA life member Idella Hansen was honored with the Citizen Driver Award on May 20, 2017, in North Little Rock, Ark.