Land Line Now, Sept. 10, 2021.
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In just two weeks, truckers will gather in Joplin, Mo., for GBATS – the biennial Guilty By Association Truck Show. We’ll have a preview.
I. Today’s news with Scott Thompson
Answering questions about the executive order on vaccine mandates; OOIDA takes its fight against truck-only tolling in Indiana to the Supreme Court; and we might have found the luckiest man on the planet.
II. GBATS has big plans for this year
In just two weeks, truckers will gather in Joplin, Mo., for the biennial Guilty By Association Truck Show. We’ll have a preview of the big event, including truck drags, burnouts, truck pulls, fireworks, music, the convoy and more.
III. Driver retention and home time
Marty Ellis is between truck shows, but in the meantime he’s hearing plenty about driver retention and why there isn’t very much of that.
IV. USMCA – How is NAFTA’s replacement doing?
It’s been a while since the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement went into place, replacing NAFTA – including reforms to cross-border trucking. So how is it going?
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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information
- Learn more about the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.
- Marty Ellis and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the TA Express in Hot Springs, S.D. That’s at US 18 and state Route 79. You can find upcoming Spirit stops here.
- Visit Chrome Shop Mafia and 4 State Trucks. If you have a question you’d like to ask Bryan about truck mods or technical issues, you can email him at BossManonLandLineNow@ChromeShopMafia.com.
- Be sure to check out the new Fighting for Truckers website. And remember, it’s never too late to contact your lawmakers. You can do that via the website or by calling 202-224-3121.
- 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.