LLN (1/7/19) – Auto transporters are waiting for a fix and OOIDA is working to fix the problem. Also, Suzanne Stempinski has just finished up a busy year with a number of test drives and trips to three different countries. The Top 5 issues for truckers in the New Year. And a history lesson in Indiana.
0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast
9:26 – 24:11 – Test drives and more
24:11 – 39:07 – Top 5 issues; Indiana
39:07 – 48:55 – Auto transporters waiting for fix
- Damien Goff of Lynchburg, Va., has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for six years of safe, accident-free driving as part of the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program. Learn more about the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.
- Daimler Trucks North America has announced the first Level 2 automated truck in series production in North America. You can learn more about the automated vehicle issue:
- What does U.S. DOT’s Automated Vehicles 3.0 mean for trucking?
- Oregon task force submits automated vehicle policy recommendation to legislature.
- Report highlights legal, regulatory issues associated with future of automated vehicles.
- Automated vehicles ‘not likely’ to displace trucking jobs, report says.
Suzanne Stempinski has just finished up a busy year with a number of test drives and trips to three different countries. Terry Scruton talks with her about where she’s been and what’s on her agenda for this year.
- You can read some of Suzanne’s stories in Land Line Magazine here:
It’s a New Year and truckers will face a number of issues – some old and some new. Terry Scruton talks about those – plus a history lesson in Indiana – with Jami Jones, Greg Grisolano and Mark Schremmer of Land Line Magazine.
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Since 2015, OOIDA has been asking the Federal Highway Administration to fix a piece of regulatory guidance that has cost some auto transporters hundreds of dollars in fines – even though it’s not backed up by federal law. Mark Reddig gets an update 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.