Epidemic of CDL mills

July 27, 2018


LLN (7/26/18) – Autonomous vehicles are at the top of the agenda at a big meeting in D.C. We’ll have the details. Plus, the FHWA truck parking survey; a Ohio proposal to put more truckers on the road; closing a speed trap loophole; upcoming truck shows; a large carriers’ group that wants ELDs on intrastate trucks; and an there’s an epidemic of CDL mills across the nation. We’ll find out more on that.

0:00 – 10:10 – Newscast

10:10 – 24:52 – SunPass problems; St. Christopher fundraiser

24:52 – 39:50 – Mid-summer freight lull; lower diesel prices

39:50 – 50:00 – Transportation spending bill


Segment 1


Segment 2

The Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee is meeting next week and autonomous vehicles are at the top of the agenda. Terry Scruton discusses that plus the next round of the Federal Highway Administration’s truck parking survey with Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington D.C. office.

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Segment 3

Ohio lawmakers are advancing legislation to aid motor carriers wanting to bring more drivers into the trucking industry. Also in Ohio, a bill on the move at the Ohio statehouse is intended to close a loophole in state law that permits certain locales to issue civil speeding fines. Terry Scruton gets the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble. To read about legislation in a particular state, visit the OOIDA Legislative page.

Segment 4

A group of large carriers wants ELDs extended to trucks that travel within only one state. And there’s an epidemic of CDL mills across the nation. We’ll hear from OOIDA Director of Safety and Security Operations Doug Morris.