LLN (7/15/19) – Keep your motor oil in good condition, and your engine along with it. Having your own insurance vs. going through the motor carrier – what is best? We’ll go through the pros and cons. A towing reform bill is vetoed in Missouri, but the fight isn’t done yet. We’ll get the latest on that, plus an update on a couple of other towing issues.
0:00-9:57 – Newscast
9:57-24:42 – Keeping your oil and engine in good shape
24:42-39:40 – Carrying your own insurance vs. going through the motor carrier
39:40-49:34 – Missouri towing reform veto
- Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the Petro in Rochelle, Ill. That’s at Exit 99 on Interstate 39. Stop in, say hi to Jon and Sassi, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule.
Keeping your motor oil in a condition where it will continue to properly lubricate the engine is part and parcel of operating your own truck. Mark Reddig talks with Jerry Sims of Gulf Coast Filters.
- Visit the Gulf Coast Filters website.
- You can also contact them at 800-398-8114.
If you’re an owner-operator, do you have your own insurance or use what’s provided by the motor carrier? Mary McKenna will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each with our in-house truck insurance experts, Stacey Sanders and Trina McIntyre.
- Find out more information about OOIDA’s Truck Insurance.
- You can also call the insurance department directly at 800-715-9369.
- If you have a question about truck insurance you’d like answered on the air, you can call the Land Line Now Listener Comment Line at 800-324-6856.
A towing reform bill is vetoed in Missouri, but the fight isn’t done yet. Terry Scruton gets the latest on that, plus an update on a couple of other towing issues from OOIDA’s Manager of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.
- For more on other towing efforts in Missouri read Land Line Magazine’s: OOIDA-backed bill creating towing task force sent to Missouri governor.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that at FightingForTruckers.com.
- To call members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121.
- Read OOIDA’s Guide to Contacting Lawmakers.