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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.

Crime & Courts, News

FMCSA declares Ohio truck driver an imminent hazard

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

Trucking Safety Summit to include OOIDA’s Pugh as panelist

OOIDA Executive Vice President Lewie Pugh will participate in the FMCSA’s 2020 Trucking Safety Summit virtual meeting on Aug. 5.

News

Cross-border freight in May experiences largest yearly drop on record

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

Court denies Rhode Island’s bid for judgment in ATA truck toll lawsuit

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.

Federal, News

Pipeline Contractors Association requests HOS exemption

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

Defying expectations, spot rates stay elevated

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

Cardinal Transport owes $5M in vicarious liability case

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.

Opinion

How hard can it be to own a trucking business?

Running a successful trucking business might take a little more education than a 600-word space-filling blurb.

Business, News, Products & Services

Pilot Co. will have a new CEO on Jan. 1

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.

News

No transportation tax vote in Sacramento County

Officials in Sacramento County have decided not to ask voters this fall to raise the sales tax to benefit transportation improvements.