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Congestion pricing would mean truckers pay the price

September 10, 2019

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LLN (9/10/19) – OOIDA takes a stand against congestion pricing. The Association says it will be the truckers who end up paying the price. Plus, OOIDA members step up in their home states to help with trucking legislation. And, a monumental task before Congress is to find the money for infrastructure. We’ll discuss the huge funding problem that lies ahead.

0:00-10:11   – Newscast

10:10-24:47 – Congress faces the task of paying for infrastructure

24:44-38:47 – OOIDA members make a difference on state trucking issues

38:42-48:29 – Congestion pricing will be a high price for truck drivers

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

How will we pay for new infrastructure? Mark Reddig discusses this unresolved challenge with Greg Cohen, president, and CEO of the American Highway Users Alliance.

Segment 3

Mary McKenna and OOIDA’s Mike Matousek discuss various state issues where OOIDA members have played integral roles in passing or defeating legislation.

  • To read about legislation in a particular state, visit Land Line Magazine’s Daily News By State page.

Segment 4

Congestion costs truckers time and money. Mary McKenna and Collin Long with OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office discuss congestion pricing proposals and why they’re particularly unfair to owner-operators and independent drivers.

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