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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.

Tolls

Rhode Island to double truck-only toll rate at Providence gantry

Rhode Island is doubling down on its truck-only toll rate at one gantry, literally. The state wants to increase the rate by 100% in Providence.

Crime & Courts

Farmers seek class action status in $1.1 billion lawsuit against C.H. Robinson

A lawsuit in federal court filed by growers seeks $1.1 billion from C.H. Robinson and its subsidiary. The company issued a statement denying any wrongdoing.

Federal

UCR fees for 2020 set to publish in Federal Register

Set to publish in the Federal Register on Thursday, Feb. 13, the FMCSA is finalizing the Unified Carrier Registration fees for the 2020 registration year.

State, Tolls

Wyoming I-80 toll bill meets its demise

The pursuit of tolls in Wyoming on Interstate 80 was quickly settled at the statehouse. A separate effort to fund roads would increase the state’s fuel tax.

Federal, Truck Parking

Trump’s budget includes $1 trillion for infrastructure, including more truck parking

President Donald Trump submitted is FY 2021 budget request on Monday. Included is $1 trillion for infrastructure, which specifically mentions truck parking.

State

Idaho bill would pull more sales tax for roads

One bill halfway through the Idaho Legislature would provide additional revenue for state and local roads via an existing source available to the state.

OOIDA, Products & Services

Owner-ops with own authority, get help with from OOIDA’s Compliance Connection

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s Compliance Connection program helps manage the paperwork of managing a fleet of any size, small or big.

Federal, OOIDA

OOIDA: Infrastructure, truck parking key to nation’s freight plan

Tackling infrastructure woes, a lack of truck parking and overregulation are key considerations for the DOT’s National Freight Strategic Plan, OOIDA said.

Crime & Courts

Celadon bankruptcy: Company starts to move some assets

Some of Celadon Group’s assets, including four pieces of Andy Warhol artwork, are in the process of being sold amid the bankruptcy proceedings.

Crime & Courts

P.A.M. Transport ordered to pay $2M to drivers in wage lawsuit

A federal judge has ordered P.A.M. Transport to pay drivers nearly $2 million in lost wages. Drivers could get more as other claims go to trial.

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