Federal, News, OOIDA
OOIDA told the FMCSA in formal comments that the congressionally mandated Beyond Compliance program shouldn’t favor large carriers.
The products on store shelves didn’t fall from the sky, and now there’s a song that reflects that sentiment. Plus, will legal challenges delay HOS changes?
Featured: Coronavirus, News
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.
A Pennsylvania bill is intended to strengthen the “Steer Clear” law to address concerns about a growing number of violations to the rule.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released its guidelines regarding the use of hair testing in drug testing programs.
Wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington are burning hundreds of thousands of acres, forcing closures of many highways in the region.
OOIDA’s tour trailer, the Spirit of the American Trucker, arrives in York, Neb., just in time for Yorkfest. The city is 150 years old.
News, Safety & Security
International Roadcheck 2020 is set for Sept. 9-11. During last year’s three-day inspection blitz, more than 12,000 vehicles were placed out of service.
Michigan speed limits are the topic of a House bill to provide more flexibility for cities and villages adhering to the 85th percentile formula.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has released its National Freight Strategic Plan, laying out “a vision for long-term investments.”
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration continues to move toward the start of its new hours-of-service rules on Sept. 29.
In August, trucking jobs continue to recover from historical losses in April due to economic devastation caused by the pandemic.
Crime & Courts, News
A RICO lawsuit has been filed against a New Orleans attorney and two men convicted of participating in a scheme to stage truck crashes.