LLN (11/21/18) – We’ll have some advice on how you can shed some excess weight. Also, van and reefers get a bit of a seasonal boost. Diesel and oil prices continue to drop. And what are supporters of significant new underride guards after?
0:00 – 10:11 – Newscast
10:11 – 24:41 – Shed that excess weight
24:41 – 39:22 – Van and reefer up; diesel price down
39:22 – 49:32 – Underride guards
- The National Coalition on Truck Parking will hold its annual web conference from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Eastern time on Dec. 6. To participate, register by Dec. 4. Truckers can also dial in instead of logging in through a computer. To register, click here.
Excess weight isn’t just a problem for your truck. It’s a real problem for your health, and not one that’s easy to solve. Mark Reddig gets some advice on how to do just that from Bob Perry of Health in Transportation.
- You can call Bob Perry at 602-692-2734.
- Or email him at Bob@HealthInTransportation.com.
Van and reefers get a bit of a seasonal boost in freight, while flatbed continues to lag. Terry Scruton talks with Peggy Dorf of DAT.
- Visit the DAT website.
- Or you can call them at 800-547-5417.
- Be sure to check out their blog.
- Chat with them on Twitter.
- And find out more on the OOIDA Members Edge website.
- You can call OOIDA Members Edge at 866-487-8253.
Also, diesel and oil prices continue to drop, but that could change by early next year. Terry has our weekly update.
- Here is this week’s diesel price report by Land Line Magazine, Average diesel prices drop more than 3 cents across the U.S.
- Find Daily Fuel Prices by ProMiles.
- To see how to compute your own fuel surcharge use OOIDA’s online Fuel Surcharge Calculator.
- To download OOIDA’s fuel surcharge app for Android Smartphones, click here.
In the past year, several moves have been made to require all kinds of new underride guards on large trucks. What are they after and how could it affect you? Mark Reddig finds out from OOIDA Manager of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that at FightingForTruckers.com.
- To call members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121.
- Read OOIDA’s Guide to Contacting Lawmakers.
- Read more from Land Line Magazine: