LLN (6/13/18) – The Buckeye Invitational Truck Show took place this past weekend with an impressive musical lineup and more. We’ll have that, plus: Roadcheck slows down load postings and rates; diesel prices drop for the second week in a row; a House Transportation Committee member who lost his primary; and a Senate hearing on autonomous vehicles’ effect on our highways.
0:00 – 9:56 – Newscast
9:56 – 24:46 – Buckeye Invitational Truck Show
24:46 – 39:37 – Roadcheck slows down freight market
39:37 – 49:51 – Congressman loses seat
Tim Ray Wheeler of Liberty, Ky. has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for 8 years of safe, accident-free driving as part of the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program. To learn more about the Safe Driving Award from OOIDA.com, click here.
This past weekend, a group of truckers put on a heck of a party for their fellow drivers, including a ton of music, much of it by truckers-turned-singers. Terry Scruton has a report on the Buckeye Invitational Truck Show.
Roadcheck slows down load postings and rates just a bit, but overall the market remains strong. Terry Scruton talks with Mark Montague of DAT.
- Visit their website, dat.com;
- Or you can call them at 800-547-5417;
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- You can call OOIDA Members Edge at 866-487-8253.
Diesel prices drop for the second week in a row as the oil market levels off. Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.
- Find Daily Fuel Prices by ProMiles;
- To see how to compute your own fuel surcharge use OOIDA’s online Fuel Surcharge Calculator;
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Last night, a member of the House Transportation Committee lost his primary, essentially guaranteeing he’ll lose his seat in Congress. Mark Reddig finds out how that could affect you – and discuss a Senate hearing on autonomous vehicles’ effect on our highways – from Collin Long of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.
- 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.