How to be ready for Roadcheck

September 2, 2020


Land Line Now, Sept. 2, 2020.

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Sept. 9 is the start of this year’s Roadcheck safety blitz. So what do you need to know to be ready? Also, freight and rate volatility ahead.

International Roadcheck

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Oral arguments are heard in the case against California’s AB 5 law; the ATA and Rhode Island trade shots over truck only tolls; and he might as well have left an arrow pointing the way.

II. How to be ready for Roadcheck

On Sept. 9, inspectors will fan out across North America to conduct level 1 inspections on trucks as part of CVSA’s Roadcheck. So what do you need to know in order to be ready? We’ll have the answers.

III. Freight – good now; volatility ahead

Freight and rates closed out August on a high note as Hurricane Laura tightened capacity, but volatility is the name of the game going forward.

IV. House looks into Paycheck Protection Program problems

When the government set up the Paycheck Protection Program, it was meant to help small businesses survive the economic chaos caused by the pandemic. However, a U.S. House investigation shows much of the money ended up elsewhere.

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