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Congressman handles the industry’s issues from a trucker’s perspective

February 12, 2019

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LLN (2/11/19) – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost discusses handling issues from hours of service and infrastructure to truck parking and detention time from a trucker’s perspective. Also: How do you protect yourself when you are leasing, renting or borrowing equipment from a friend? And the options Congress and the states have to fund highways going forward.

0:00 – 9:41 – Newscast

9:41 – 24:25 – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost

24:25 – 39:22 – Insurance when you don’t own the truck

39:22 – 49:10 – Options for highway funding

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

Lawmakers will deal with a host of trucking issues going forward, from hours of service and infrastructure to truck parking and detention time. And U.S. Representative Mike Bost approaches those issues from a trucker’s perspective. Mary McKenna reports.

Segment 3

How do you protect yourself when you are leasing, renting or borrowing equipment from a friend? Well, some specific insurance can do just that. Mary McKenna talks with Stacy Sanders and Trina McIntyre of OOIDA’s Truck Insurance Department.

  • Find out more information about OOIDA’s Truck Insurance
  • You can also call the insurance department directly at 1-800-715-9369.
  • If you have a question about truck insurance you’d like answered on the air, call the Land Line Now Listener Comment Line at 1-800-324-6856.

Segment 4

As Congress takes more steps toward an infrastructure or highway bill, the topic of how to pay for it is once again coming to the fore. What’s also coming to the fore is the complete lack of any agreement about which funding method to use. Mark Reddig discusses the options with OOIDA Manager of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

 

 

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