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Expected bump in freight did not happen

April 4, 2019

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LLN (4/3/19) – The expected bump in freight did not happen this spring. Also, TA Petro will renamed two trucks stops soon for the latest Citizen Drivers. Meanwhile, trucker Scott Cadle takes getting involved to a whole new level. Diesel prices were down less than a penny. A Canadian event is dedicated to getting more women behind the wheel. And Congress is working toward a new highway bill.


0:00-9:56 – Newscast

9:56-24:42 – Citizen Drivers; getting involved, Women with Drive

24:42-39:38 – Missing spring freight bump; diesel prices up

39:38-49:23 – Work begins on new highway bill

Segment 1

Newscast

  • OOIDA has recognized Sharon Kathleen Rogers of Grants Pass, Ore., for 15 years of safe, accident-free driving as part of the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program. Learn more about the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.

Segment 2

TA Petro will soon rename two trucks stops for the latest Citizen Drivers. Mark Reddig has a report. Scott Cadle has taken getting involved to a whole new level, serving for a second time in the West Virginia Legislature. We’ll hear from him today. Also, more and more women are getting behind the wheel – and an event earlier this year in Canada was intended to getting more involved. Mark talks with OOIDA Board Member Johanne Couture.

Segment 3

The anticipated spring bump didn’t happen as expected. Mary McKenna talks with Peggy Dorf with DAT.

Diesel prices were down less than a penny and remain above $3 per gallon. Mary has our weekly update.

Segment 4

Congress is working toward a new highway bill, which could affect a lot of your life as a trucker. Mark Reddig talks with Collin Long and Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

 

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