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Committee backs insurance increase

June 18, 2020

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Land Line Now, June 18, 2020.

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What had been a very promising highway bill has taken a dark turn for truckers with the approval of an insurance amendment that could cost them big money.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Massive wildfire prompts road closures in Arizona; a Florida bridge is not at risk of collapsing, but it’s still closed; and the cows have come home in Britain – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. Wavier for expiring CDLs extended

The FMCSA has extended a waiver allowing truckers with expiring CDLs to keep driving during the pandemic; also, more about automated vehicles, drug testing and other topics.


III. Two states on surveillance, speed cameras

An effort in Tennessee would allow law enforcement to use surveillance cameras on interstate highways; meanwhile, a decision allows use of speed cameras in Virginia’s work zones.


IV. Insurance increase mars highway bill

What had been a very promising highway bill has taken a dark turn for truckers with the approval of an insurance amendment that could cost them big money.


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