Land Line Now, Dec. 3, 2020.
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A group of Wyoming state lawmakers is backing a plan to increase the state’s fuel tax, while Pennsylvania clarifies its “steer clear” law.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
OOIDA educates Biden on trucker priorities; prosecutors seek to reinstate the convictions in the Pilot fraud case; and you serious, Clark?
II. Truck parking and hours of service feel the love
Truck parking is getting some love from the feds this week – along with an extended hours of service emergency, but in the meantime extensions for renewing CDLs and medical cards get not so much love.
III. Fuel tax increased eyed in Wyoming
A group of Wyoming state lawmakers is backing a plan to increase the state’s fuel tax, while Pennsylvania works on clarifying its “steer clear” law.
IV. Federal agencies and the transition
With a presidential transition underway, what are federal agencies doing? What changes are being made? And we’ll cover some bills that have to be, and others that should be passed by end of year.
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- NHTSA is looking for feedback on automated driving systems. You can submit comments online until Feb. 1.
- Starting Friday, Jon Osburn and the Spirit of the American Trucker will be at the TA in Kingman, Ariz., located at Exit 48 off Interstate 40. You can find upcoming Spirit stops here. Jon Osburn is also giving away free protective masks.
- Read more about the FHWA truck parking meeting here. And you can get the details on the HOS emergency declaration extension here.
- You can find OOIDA’s complete guide to Regulatory Issues here.
- To read about legislation in a particular state, visit Land Line Magazine’s Daily News By State
- View notices on the Bulletin Board.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that on the Fighting for Truckers website or by calling 202-224-3121.
- OOIDA has an online resource to provide access to information needed to operate in the coronavirus pandemic. Click on the COVID-19 menu at the top of the page on the Land Line Media website.
- It’s helpful for our members to keep us apprised of conditions on the roads and any problems they encounter. If you have situations to report call OOIDA at 816-229-5791 or email Questions@OOIDA.com.