Land Line Now, Feb. 3, 2020.
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Is CARB changing rules for older trucks? Are speed limiters now required? We’ll replace road rumors with some facts. Also, the right insurance for trailers.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
Some heavy overweight fines in New York; another step toward truck tolls in Connecticut; and an early look at the Run for the Wall – it’s today’s news in trucking.
II. CARB, speed limiters – they’re just road rumors
Is CARB changing its rules for older trucks? Are speed limiters now required? We’ll give you the facts behind those road rumors and more.
III. The right insurance for a trailer
Having the right insurance coverage for a trailer can depend on many things – whether it’s rented or owned or even whether the trailer itself is considered cargo. We’ll clear up some of the confusion.
IV. Truckers get their turn
Last week, both political parties offered up their plans for a new highway bill. This week, the Senate will hear from the trucking industry about what they think.
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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information
- Salina, N.Y., Police are looking for a driver who hit and killed a pedestrian near the Pilot Travel Center there Sunday night. Anyone with information is asked to call the tips hotline at 315-435-3051.
- Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the Petro in Eloy, Ariz., at Exit 200 on Interstate 10. Find the upcoming Spirit stops here.
- Find out more about the OOIDA Foundation.
- You can find out more about what OOIDA’s Business Assistance department does here.
- Find out more information about OOIDA’s Truck Insurance
- Learn more about the upcoming Senate hearing or watch the live webcast here: Keep on Truckin’: Stakeholder Perspectives on Trucking in America Senate hearing.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that on the Fighting for Truckers website.
- Call your members of Congress about trucking issues and how they affect you at 202-224-3121.