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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.

Crime & Courts

Appeals court denies rehearing in case of fleeing trucker

A trucker was denied a rehearing after an appeals court found that National Continental did not have to represent its client, who fled the country.

Coronavirus, Federal, News, OOIDA

OOIDA to Congress: Suspend Heavy Vehicle Use Tax

OOIDA told lawmakers that one way to provide tangible relief to truckers during the COVID-19 crisis is to suspend the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax for one year.

News, State

Portland, Ore., area voters to decide on $5 billion transportation plan

Voters in the Portland, Ore., area will soon decide on a tax question to raise $5 billion for transportation improvement projects around the region.

Coronavirus, Opinion

As COVID-19 cases rise, truckers share their stories of diagnosis and recovery

As positive COVID-19 case numbers rise in the US pandemic stories from trucking industry professionals become more prevalent in the national spotlight.

Elections, News

Primary elections season nears homestretch

As the calendar prepares to turn to August, primary elections season continues for states taking steps to shape their fall ballots.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s Spencer speaks out on lack of broker transparency on ‘Live From Exit 24’

Speaking on internet talk show “Live From Exit 24,” OOIDA President Todd Spencer spoke out against the lack of broker transparency and detention time.

OOIDA

Next stop for The Spirit is in Morris, Ill.

OOIDA’s tour trailer moves to Morris, Ill., about 60 miles from Chicago. Stop in and tell what you’ve seen on the road to Jon Osburn, skipper of The Spirit.

News, State, Tolls

80 mph allowed on some stretches of Oklahoma highway

The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority has announced that on just over 100 miles of highway in Oklahoma, the top speed limit is moving to 80 mph.

News

Transition Trucking nominations due Friday

The deadline is Friday to nominate a driver who has moved from a military career to trucking for the Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence award.

Federal, News

TSA will add performance metrics to two of its risk assessment programs

As recommended by government auditors, the TSA will add performance measures to two programs that assess threats to transportation systems.