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COVID-19 may delay highway bill

April 28, 2020

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Land Line Now, April 28, 2020.

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At the start of 2020, many were confident that a new highway bill was on the way. But is that still the case now that we’re facing the COVID-19 pandemic?

U.S. Capitol, Congress COVID-19


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

The FMCSA is looking at COVID-19 testing for truck drivers; a South Carolina community puts out the welcome mat for truckers; and some friends team up to bring hot meals to truckers – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. Wheel ends – if you’re not thinking about them, you should

Some parts of maintaining a truck may fall into the category of things you never thought about before. And among those less frequently discussed topics are your wheel ends and related systems.


III. Virginia OKs speed cameras

A new Virginia law will allow speed enforcement cameras in construction areas and school zones.


IV. COVID-19 may delay highway bill

At the start of 2020, many were confident that a new highway bill was on the way. But is that still the case now that we’re facing a pandemic? We’ll cover that, and the current status of the highway trust fund.


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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information

OOIDA has set up an online resource to provide direct access to information needed to operate in the current coronavirus pandemic. Click on the COVID-19 – Facts for Truckers logo on the OOIDA or Land Line Media websites.

 

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