Cleaner Trucks Initiative – good or bad?

January 21, 2020


Land Line Now, Jan. 21, 2020.

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The EPA has published the first step in a new Cleaner Trucks Initiative – but is it good or bad for truckers? Also, start-of-the-year tax documents.

Cleaner Trucks Initiative Emissions rules for large trucks

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

A fake FMCSA letter is at the heart of a scam; a truck that was really overweight; and a state that wants a driver in every autonomous vehicle – it’s today’s trucking news.

II. Start-of-the-year tax work

It’s a new year, and if you are running a small motor carrier, you have some tax documents to get out, and some to get ready.

III. Working with truckers in Virginia

A Virginia lawmakers who was intent on requiring GPS units in all trucks has decided instead to seek a solution in cooperation with OOIDA and other trucking interests. Also, OOIDA issues an information update regarding the independent contractor law in California.

IV. EPA publishes Cleaner Trucks Initiative

And finally: The EPA has published the first step in a new Cleaner Trucks Initiative. But is it good or bad for truckers. We’ll have a rundown.

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