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U.S. chain law roundup 2019

Winter is just around the corner. Do you know which states require chains? Be prepared before you roll out with Land Line’s annual U.S. Chain Law round up.

Truck Parking

The Parking Zone – January 2020

For the most part, January was a slow month for truck parking. From NIMBYs, to surveys to new truck parking spaces, we’ve got it covered.

State, Tolls

Are toll roads coming to Michigan?

The Michigan Senate has voted in favor of allowing the state to move forward with a plan to eliminate a barrier to collecting more tolls in the state.

OOIDA, Truck Shows

OOIDA offers educational seminars at MATS

OOIDA will be offering truckers educational opportunities at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. The show is March 26-28, 2020.

OOIDA

Arizona desert tour takes OOIDA’s tour trailer to Eloy

An Arizona desert tour takes OOIDA’s tour trailer to Eloy. The USMCA, or new NAFTA, is one issue that is top of mind with professional trucker drivers.

State

California’s attorney general asks Ninth Circuit to review AB5 case

The California attorney general and the Teamsters want the Ninth Circuit to review an injunction preventing the state from enforcing AB5 on motor carriers.

Federal

Chao calls on transport industry to ‘put the brakes on human trafficking’

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is asking for more pledges from transportation industry leaders to combat human trafficking.

Fuel prices, State

Officials in states from Wyoming to West Virginia look at fuel tax changes

In pursuit of additional transportation funds, four states – Wyoming, Missouri, Virginia and West Virginia – are favoring increased fuel tax collections.

Business, Equipment

Mack unveils new line of medium-duty trucks

Gov. Ralph Northam assisted in announcing Mack Trucks new line of medium-duty trucks and opening of a brand new facility in Virginia.

Products & Services

DAT Solutions: Spot market shifts in shippers’ favor

Spot market rates soften as the number of freight loads fell and the supply of trucks remained strong. The lull may not last too long, though, DAT says.

OOIDA

Truck to Success course includes advice on getting your own authority

Getting your own authority is another important part of becoming an owner-operator. OOIDA includes it in its Truck to Success course on May 5-7.