Hauling loads for the final frontier

November 20, 2019


Land Line Now, Nov. 20, 2019.

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How many truckers can say they’ve hauled a load that will send people into deep space? Walter “Skip” Tillett can. Also, strong words for Uber in NTSB report.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

The latest happenings that affect your life and business.


II. A load for deep space

Every trucker probably has at least one story of an unusual load they’ve hauled, but how many can say they’ve hauled a load that will be used to send people into deep space? One trucker can say he has.


III. Big events coming up for freight

We are ramping up for two big events affecting freight. Also, lane rates jump, and the price of diesel remains relatively stable across the country.


IV. NTSB to Uber – do better

The National Transportation Safety Board had some strong words for Uber in its investigation of an Arizona fatality crash – as well as for federal and state agencies involved. Also, a Senate committee holds a hearing on automated vehicles.

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