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.
Crime & Courts, News
A work zone crash killing four children in Indiana has led to an Ohio-licensed commercial driver to be declared an imminent hazard by FMCSA.
Federal, News, OOIDA
OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh will participate in the FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit virtual meeting on Aug. 5.
As a result of economic disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic, cross-border freight plummeted in May, marking the largest year-to-year drop on record.
Crime & Courts, Tolls
A judge breathed more life into ATA’s lawsuit against Rhode Island’s truck tolls after denying the state’s motion for judgment, moving it closer to trial.
The Pipeline Contractors Association has submitted an exemption request with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from certain hours-of-service regulations.
Business, Products & Services
Although volume dropped off a bit last week, spot rates remained strong. Retail van freight volumes look robust, and imports seem to be picking up.
Crime & Courts
West Virginia-based Cardinal Transport lost an appeal for a new trial in a $5 million case, arguing it’s not liable for an owner-operator’s actions.
Running a successful trucking business might take a little more education than a 600-word space-filling blurb.
Business, News, Products & Services
Longtime Pilot Co. CEO Jimmy Haslam will transition to a new role as chairman of the board in January when Shameek Konar becomes the new CEO.
Officials in Sacramento County have decided not to ask voters this fall to raise the sales tax to benefit transportation improvements.