J.J. Keller

BITS has impressive musical lineup

June 14, 2018

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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

Segment 1

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.

Segment 2

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.

Segment 3

Roadcheck slows down load postings and rates just a bit, but overall the market remains strong. Terry Scruton talks with Mark Montague of DAT.

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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.

Segment 4

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.

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