Land Line Now, March 24, 2020.
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OOIDA has signed on to an effort to delay the annual CVSA Roadcheck in May because of COVID-19. Also, the crisis prompts delays in some primaries.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
States follow the IRS’s lead, delaying tax filing deadlines; the Real ID Act deadline is delayed; and getting fired up to help truckers – it’s today’s news in trucking.
II. Pesky little violations
Recently, we talked with Bryan Martin about some of the pesky little violations truckers often face. Today, we’ll discuss more about that topic with the boss man at the Chrome Shop Mafia.
III. COVID-19 prompts primary election delays
The coronavirus crisis has prompted some states around the country to delay presidential primaries and other elections.
IV. COVID-19 spurs call to delay Roadcheck
OOIDA has signed on to an effort to delay the annual CVSA Roadcheck in May. Also, FMCSA issues a CDL waiver, and addressing confusion among intrastate haulers.
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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.
- It’s helpful for our members to keep us apprised of conditions on the roads and any problems they encounter. If you have situations to report call OOIDA at 816-229-5791.
- If you need assistance getting temporary authority call OOIDA’s Permits and Licensing department at 816-229-5791.
- Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the TA in Seymour, Ind., located at Exit 50 on Interstate 65. Find the upcoming Spirit stops here.
- Be sure to check out their websites, Chrome Shop Mafia and 4 State Trucks.
- To read about legislation in a particular state, visit Land Line Magazine’s Daily News By State
- View notices on the Bulletin Board.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that on the Fighting for Truckers website.