Land Line Now – Oct. 30, 2019
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A lot of your private information is on FMCSA’s computers, and those systems face some significant security challenges. Also, plenty of freight, but rates not so much.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
Today’s newscast with everything that working truckers need to know. (10 minutes)
II. A simple thing can really help veterans
How does something as simple as a coloring book help returning veterans deal with mental and emotional stress? (14 minutes)
III. Freight volume healthy; rates, not so much
What is capacity doing to spot prices even with healthy freight volumes? Also, the effect of an oil inventory buildup on diesel prices. (14 minutes, 30 seconds)
IV. Your information and DOT cybersecurity
The FMCSA has a lot of your private information stored on its computers. So, just how secure is it? (9 minutes, 30 seconds)
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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information
- The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s office is looking for information on a shooting that happened on Interstate 43 Sunday night. If you have information, call 414-278-4788.
- For information on the stolen 2013 Freightliner Cascadia 125 visit the TRACER website.
- Read more about Truckers for Troops: Annual Truckers for Troops campaign begins Veterans Day.
- You can find out more about donations for veterans on the Maryland VA Health Care website.
- You can find more information on volunteering to help veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs website.
- To contact DAT, visit the DAT website, call them at 1-800-547-5417, check out their blog, or find them on Twitter. Read more here: DAT Solutions: Freight volumes stay solid, but spot rates slide.
- Find out more on the OOIDA Members Edge website, or call 866-487-8253.
- To call members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121.