A problem at highway ramps

January 11, 2019


LLN (1/10/19) – Highway ramps are the site of an emerging safety problem. Also, the government shutdown is having a real effect on the federal regulatory process. We’ll preview next week’s Transportation Research Board meeting. States are writing bills on speed limits, highway money and tolls. And federal regulations create a problem for a regional planning group.

0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast

9:26 – 24:11 – Shutdown and regulations; TRB preview

24:11 – 39:07 – Speed limits, highway money, tolls

39:07 – 48:55 – Regulations and mushrooms; ramp accidents

Segment 1


Segment 2

The government shutdown is poised to become the longest in U.S. history. So what does that mean for regulations? Terry Scruton gets the latest from Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office. Plus, Terry previews next week’s meeting of the Transportation Research Board with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

Segment 3

Speed limits, highway money, tolls and more are all on state agendas in the coming year. Terry Scruton gets the inside scoop from our state legislative experts, Mike Matousek and Keith Goble.

Segment 4

A regional planning group deals with a problem created by federal trucking regulations. Mark Reddig finds out how they’re trying to deal with it from OOIDA Director of Safety and Security Operations Doug Morris. In addition, Doug has information about an emerging highway safety problem.