As part of FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit on Aug. 5, an online commenter questioned the success of the ELD mandate.
Changes to the hours-of-service rules are moving ahead as planned next month. Plus, other news from the FMCSA Trucking Safety Summit.
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.
Texas law enforcement officers seek the public’s help in identifying the person or persons responsible for leaving dangerous caltrops along I-20.
Crime & Courts
KAH Transportes will have to find another way to pay for attorneys after a federal court ruled the insurance policy doesn’t cover human trafficking.
The California Freight Mobility Plan includes several strategies directly related to trucking, including parking, platooning and truck-only tolls.
Local ballots around the country this fall will include questions to boost transportation funding. In Bellingham, Wash., it is a transportation tax renewal.
An exemption from renewing hazardous material endorsements will be extended 90 days, the Transportation Security Administration is expected to announce.
OOIDA is offering its Truck to Success course – designed to help drivers considering the jump to being owner-operators – via teleconferencing on Oct. 26-28.
Equipment, Federal, News
A new bulletin by the FBI’s Cyber Division is warning truckers and motor carriers of the potential for serious security vulnerabilities in ELDs.
Crime & Courts, News
A class of 312 truckers have reached a settlement with J.B. Hunt for $6.5 million in a California wage lawsuit, netting each driver around $20,000.
Massachusetts lawmakers are pressing forward with a $17 billion transportation bond bill to fund construction, regional initiatives, and traffic congestion.
OOIDA, Truck Shows
OOIDA’s tour trailer makes it to its first truck show of the year finally when it arrives in Rantoul, Ill., for the 13th annual Top Gun Large Car Shootout.