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Drive for more truck parking in three states

January 24, 2022

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A bill in Washington state would give truckers access to more parking, while efforts to work with state DOTs are underway in Missouri and Ohio. Meanwhile other states are working to reform police-dispatched towing.


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A bill in Washington state would give truckers access to more parking, while efforts to work with state DOTs are underway in Missouri and Ohio. Meanwhile other states are working to reform police-dispatched towing. Also, a lot of people who enter trucking have a goal – owning their own truck and being their own boss. You have to start with spec’ing a rig. Greg Frary of Truck Tractor Trailer.com offers some advice. And making an insurance claim is never fun, but with a few steps it can be a bit easier. The experts from OOIDA’s truck insurance department explain the preventative steps you can be taking right now that make filing claims a lot less painful.


Catch up on the news with News Anchor Scott Thompson

Canadian truckers protest over vaccine mandates at the border. Yet another email scam plagues trucking. And a collision that turned into a bunch of monkey business.


Spec’ing a used rig? Listen for tips and trips

A lot of people who enter trucking have a goal – owning their own truck and being their own boss. But if you’re going to own your own truck, you have to start with spec’ing a rig. Greg Frary of Truck Tractor Trailer.com offers some advice.


Listen to our experts on making insurance claims easier

Making an insurance claim is never fun, but with a few steps, it can be a bit easier. The experts from OOIDA’s truck insurance department explain the preventative steps you can be taking right now that make filing claims a lot less painful.


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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information

  • Landstar says some of its customers are getting scam emails. If you have questions about a particular email or phone numbers, Landstar says email them at Security@Landstar.com.
  • Starting Tuesday, Marty Ellis and the Spirit of the American Trucker will be at the TA in Laredo, Texas. That’s at Exits 12A and 13 off Interstate 35. Find upcoming Spirit stops here.
  • To learn more about buying used visit the TruckTractorTrailer website. You can also email questions here.
  • Find out more about OOIDA’s Truck Insurance program here.
  • Be sure to check out the Fighting for Truckers website. Remember, it’s never too late to contact your lawmakers. You can do that via the website or by calling 202-224-3121.
  • Find out how to listen to Land Line Now on TNC Radio.
  • You can donate to the Truckers for Troops fund all year long.
  • OOIDA has an online resource to provide access to information needed to operate in the coronavirus pandemic. Click on the COVID-19 menu at the top of the page on the Land Line Media website.
  • Find a location to get a COVID-19 vaccination by entering a zip code into VaccineFinder.org, by texting your zip code to 438829, or call 800-232-0233.
  • OOIDA is seeking the names and addresses of military personnel serving overseas so we can send them care packages. Call Nikki Johnson at 816-229-5791 or email Troops@ooida.com.
  • The St. Christopher Fund and OOIDA are offering truckers vouchers for free flu, pneumonia and shingles vaccinations. Go to TruckersFund.org.
  • OOIDA is soliciting personal letters or hand-made cards from children to be included in the Association’s care packages. Mail them to us at OOIDA Truckers for Troops, PO Box 1000, Grain Valley, MO, 64029, c/o Norita Taylor.
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