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App alerts you to high-speed chases

March 6, 2019

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LLN (3/5/19) – There’s a new app that will alert you to nearby high-speed police chases. Also, a Utah road ban is under consideration. Meanwhile, a number of states are hoping to get new revenue from cars using alternative fuels. And the Green New Deal is the hot topic in Washington D.C.

0:00-9:26 – Newscast

9:26-24:13 – High-speed chase app; Utah truck ban

24:13-39:07 – Alternative fuel revenue

39:07-48:52 – Green New Deal

Segment 1

Newscast

  • New England Motor Freight, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year, has started shutting down its operations. Read more here: NEMF, a big carrier with a colorful history, goes bust.
  • A reminder that you can use paper logs for up to eight days while you’re having issues with your device. But after that, you need to request an extension. To request an extension, send a message via email to ELD-Extension@dot.gov.

Segment 2

High speed police chases can be dangerous to innocent bystanders. A former law enforcement officer has created a new app to alert motorists of the potential danger. Terry Scruton talks with Company president Tim Morgan. Plus, the latest from OOIDA board member Doug Smith on a truck ban on a Utah highway, on today’s Follow Up

Segment 3

Mary McKenna talks with Land Line Magazine’s Legislative editor Keith Goble about how a number of states are working on getting more revenue from alternative-fuel vehicles

Segment 4

Everyone in D.C. is talking about the Green New Deal. Mary McKenna speaks with Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office, who says some are calling it the most expensive and economically disastrous legislation ever proposed.

 

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