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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

Pennsylvania bill would revise ‘Steer Clear’ law

A Pennsylvania bill is intended to strengthen the “Steer Clear” law to address concerns about a growing number of violations to the rule.

Federal, News

HHS releases federal hair testing guidelines

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released its guidelines regarding the use of hair testing in drug testing programs.

News

Record-breaking wildfires on West Coast shuts down numerous highways

Wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington are burning hundreds of thousands of acres, forcing closures of many highways in the region.

OOIDA

The Spirit joins the party in York, Neb.

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

Three-day International Roadcheck inspection blitz begins Wednesday

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.

News, State

Michigan bill would revise speed limit rule

Michigan speed limits are the topic of a House bill to provide more flexibility for cities and villages adhering to the 85th percentile formula.

Federal, News

National Freight Strategic Plan unveiled

The U.S. Department of Transportation has released its National Freight Strategic Plan, laying out “a vision for long-term investments.”

Federal, News

FMCSA plan for HOS reform marches forward

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration continues to move toward the start of its new hours-of-service rules on Sept. 29.

News

Trucking jobs surge in August, continuing employment growth streak

In August, trucking jobs continue to recover from historical losses in April due to economic devastation caused by the pandemic.

Crime & Courts, News

RICO lawsuit filed in Louisiana staged crash scheme

A RICO lawsuit has been filed against a New Orleans attorney and two men convicted of participating in a scheme to stage truck crashes.