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An update on ELD relief efforts

August 7, 2018

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LLN (8/6/18) – A new app will share an experience trucker’s knowledge with others in the industry. We’ll have that, plus: measures you can take to prevent rejected insurance claims; and an update on efforts to provide truckers relief from the ELD mandate.

0:00 – 10:10 – Newscast

10:10 – 24:51 – Dock411 app

24:51 – 40:12 – Preventing rejected claims

40:12 – 50:23 – Update on ELD relief efforts

Segment 1

Gerald J. McCarty of Frankfort, Ind., has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for 18 years of safe, accident-free driving as part of the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.

Segment 2

For years, OOIDA Life Member Candy Bass has kept information on all the places she visited as a trucker. Now, she’s shared that information with an app that’s sharing it even more widely. Terry Scruton has a report. Visit https://dock411.com/ for more information.

Segment 3

Insurance claims can get rejected for any number of reasons, but there are a few preventative measures you can take to protect yourself in the event you have to file a claim. Terry Scruton talks about some of those measures with Trina McIntyre and Stacey Sanders of OOIDA’s Truck Insurance Department.

  • Find out more information about OOIDA’s Truck Insurance
  • You can also call the insurance department directly at 800-715-9369.
  • If you have a question about truck insurance you’d like answered on the air, you can call the Land Line Now Listener Comment Line at 800-324-6856.

Segment 4

Truckers have been asking for an update on efforts to provide them some relief from the ELD mandate. Mark Reddig gets the latest from Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

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