Advice for hauling in restricted areas

April 2, 2020


Land Line Now, April 2, 2020.

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FMCSA has some advice if you’re hauling freight into cities or states where officials have restricted travel – plus some information on small business aid.


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio pushes for an infrastructure plan in the next relief package; The association that represents truck stops urges local governments to go easy on truckers; and there is a free lunch – to say thanks to truckers – it’s today’s news in trucking.

II. FMCSA’s advice for hauling where travel is restricted

If you’re hauling freight into cities or states where officials have restricted travel, you may wonder how those orders affect you. We’ll discuss the guidance that FMCSA is offering truckers on that topic – plus some information on aid to help small businesses during the crisis.

III. Maine voters to decide on road bonds

Maine voters will get their chance to decide on $105 million in transportation bonds. I’ll cover that with our state legislative expert, Keith Goble.

IV. Trucker tells congressman what it’s like out there

Members of Congress need and want to know about the challenges truckers face right now moving America’s freight during the crisis. So one trucker stepped up and set up a phone conference with his representative to let him know.

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