LLN (4/30/19) – A high-tech simulator is being used in truck driver training in Baja, Calif.. Some think this technology is the future for CDL training. Meanwhile, a number of states are considering changes to daylight saving time. We’ll have details. Plus, trucking information on this week’s calendar. And top House Democrats meet with President Trump to discuss infrastructure. We’ll have news from the meeting.
0:00-9:56 – Newscast
9:56-24:43 – Simulators could be the wave of the future in driver training.
24:43-39:38 – Multiple states are considering no biannual clock changing. Plus, this week’s bulletin board.
39:38-49:20 – A constructive bi-partisan meeting is held on infrastructure with the President.
A former Falcon employee has filed suit against the company, claiming that it violated a law that requires advanced notification of any layoffs.
- In a related story, Falcon Transport shuts down operations suddenly.
The national average price of diesel continued to climb last week for the fourth week in a row.
- Read more here: U.S. average diesel fuel price bumps up another two pennies.
A high-tech simulator is being used to train drivers in Mexicali, Baja, Calif. Terry Scruton gets the story from John Kearney, CEO of Advanced Training Systems in today’s follow-up.
- You can find out more about the simulators here.
Mary McKenna and OOIDA’s Keith Goble bring us up-to-date on changes under consideration to end Daylight Saving Time clock changes.
- Action continues in 12 states to end time changes
- To read about legislation in a particular state, visit the OOIDA Legislative page.
Plus, Mark Reddig and Mary McKenna will have industry information you need to know.
Top House Democrats meet with the President and White House staff on Infrastructure with an agreement to meet later to discuss funding.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that at FightingForTruckers.com.
- To all members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121.
- Read OOIDA’s Guide to Contacting Lawmakers.