Driving safely around big trucks

September 5, 2018


LLN (9/4/18) – Australian truck driver Rod Hannifey teaches others about driving safely around big trucks. Also, Mississippi has a solution on transportation funding. And Congress will soon tackle an aviation bill and a funding reauthorization bills.

0:00 – 10:09 –   Newscast

10:09 – 24:49 – Trucker works to teach safe driving around big rigs

24:49 – 39:27 – Mississippi approves $200 million transportation plan

39:27 – 49:37 – A look at what Congress plans to tackle

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How many times have you been cut off by another vehicle on the road and thought, “I’d like to teach that guy a lesson?” Australian trucker Rod Hannifey has made it his mission in life to do just that. He teaches other drivers how to operate safely around big trucks. Mary McKenna reports.

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Mississippi has a transportation funding solution. Meanwhile, a California bill to curb the mistreatment of truckers lands on the governor’s desk. Terry Scruton talks with Land Line Magazine’s State Legislative Editor Keith Goble.

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Congress is back in session this week, and both houses have a lot on their plates. That includes an aviation bill and a number of funding reauthorization bills. Terry Scruton looks at what’s on the agenda for this week with Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.