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Getting the bathroom access bill through Congress

December 19, 2022

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A bill designed to give truckers access to bathrooms at facilities they pick up from and deliver to is now in Congress. We’ll discuss that – plus the latest on Congress’s end of the year activities – with Bryce Mongeon of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.


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A bill designed to give truckers access to bathrooms at facilities they pick up from and deliver to is now in Congress. Also, from a fire hose of questionable regulation proposals to new legislation that will actually improve the lives of truckers, we recap the big stories of 2022. And this weekend marked the annual Wreaths Across America event. We’ll speak with the president of a trucking and logistics company in Maine, who says he looks forward to this event to honor the nation’s fallen heroes every year.


Catch up on the news with Scott Thompson

The Biden administration announces plans to start refilling the Strategic Petroleum Reserves. A new recall is in effect for hundreds of newer-model trucks. And the winner of the Transition Trucking award is announced.


Review of big news in 2022

From a fire hose of questionable regulation proposals to new legislation that will actually improve the lives of truckers, we recap the big stories of 2022 with the help of Jami Jones and Mark Schremmer of Land Line Magazine.


Wreaths Across America

This weekend marked the annual Wreaths across America event. We’ll speak with the president of a trucking and logistics company in Maine, who says he looks forward to this event to honor the nation’s fallen heroes every year.


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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information

  • If a carrier, shipper, receiver or broker tries to coerce you into violating the regulations, document the coercive act, then call 888-368-7238 or file a complaint online to the National Consumer Complaint Database.
  • OOIDA is urging truckers to call their members of Congress at 202-224-3121 and ask them to support HR9592.
  • Find out more about Wreaths Across America on their website.
  • Remember, it’s never too late to contact your lawmakers. You can do that via the Fighting for Truckers website or by calling 202-224-3121.
  • You can donate to the Truckers for Troops fund all year.
  • Find out how to listen to Land Line Now on TNC Radio.
  • Write and post a review of the doctor who performed your DOT physical at the OOIDA website.
  • If you’d like to support the OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship, you can donate to the fund. You can drop donations at the Spirit of the American Trucker or send tax-deductible donations to: OOIDA Foundation Inc., 1 NW OOIDA Dr., Grain Valley, MO 64029.

 

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