Land Line Now, June 3, 2021.
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Cyberattacks are on the rise and whether you know it or not, it’s affecting your bottom line. Plus, sounding off on ELDs and speed limiters.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
An agriculture group calls for an emergency declaration in response to the latest cyberattack; a plan to toll trucks on I-10 in Mobile, Ala., takes a step forward; and if you needed proof that some people will buy anything, here it is.
II. U.S. DOT regulatory review
What the U.S. Department of Transportation’s review of regulations could mean for the future of ELDs and speed limiters.
III. Rhode Island regional climate pact and Missoula County, MT local gas tax
Rhode Island looks into joining a regional climate pact and Montana’s second-largest county pulls the plug on a local gas tax.
IV. Infrastructure talks and cyberattacks
We are seeing some compromise in Washington D.C. on infrastructure talks and what the recent spike in cyberattacks could mean for the trucking industry.
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