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Detention time and technology among big trucking issues in 2019

January 10, 2019

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LLN (1/9/19) – Compensation, detention time and technology such as automation will be among 2019’s big trucking issues. Also, freight and rates return to normal. Diesel prices drop as oil takes an upturn. OOIDA pushes to get the per diem tax deduction back for company drivers.

0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast

9:26 – 24:10 – Detention time and technology

24:10 – 39:07 – Freight, rates; diesel prices drop

39:07 – 48:55 – Per diem push

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

Last week, Mary McKenna chatted with Collin Long of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office about some of the top trucking issues for 2019. Today, they continue that conversation. Topics include compensation, detention time, automation and other technology.

Segment 3

Freight and rates return to normal after the holidays. Some lanes get a Super Bowl boost. Terry Scruton talks with Mark Montague of DAT.

Also, diesel prices continue to drop even as the oil market takes an upturn. Terry has our weekly update.

Segment 4

We reported earlier this week that OOIDA is pushing to get the important per diem tax deduction back for company drivers. Mark Reddig talks with OOIDA’s Collin Long for more details.