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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.

News, State

Caltrops found on Interstate 20 in Texas

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’ insurance company off the hook for human trafficking case

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.

State

California Freight Mobilty Plan includes several trucking-related objectives

The California Freight Mobility Plan includes several strategies directly related to trucking, including parking, platooning and truck-only tolls.

State

Bellingham, Wash., voters will decide whether to continue transportation tax

Local ballots around the country this fall will include questions to boost transportation funding. In Bellingham, Wash., it is a transportation tax renewal.

Federal, News

TSA to extend hazmat endorsement renewal exemption

An exemption from renewing hazardous material endorsements will be extended 90 days, the Transportation Security Administration is expected to announce.

OOIDA

Truck to Success course includes details on business planning

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

FBI bulletin says ELDs did ‘little to nothing’ to follow cybersecurity guidelines

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

J.B. Hunt wage lawsuit settles for $6.5 million

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.

News, State

Massachusetts Senate approves transportation bond bill

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 sets up at TopGun LargeCar Shootout

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.