Separating road rumors from reality

February 3, 2020


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.

CARB regulates vehicle emissions.

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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