Left coast truckers on split speed, AB5

January 17, 2020


Land Line Now, Jan. 17, 2020.

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Truckers in California are speaking loudly about split speed limits and the AB5 independent contractor law. Also, do you fix the truck or make it pretty?

California's AB5 independent contractor law over image of lines of trucks a a California port

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Winter makes it presence known on the highways; a federal action against a state’s meal and rest breaks; and the first details of Connecticut’s truck-only tolling plan – it’s today’s news for truckers.

II. Fix it or make it pretty?

A lot of truckers take pride in having a rig that’s beautiful to look at. But sometimes, you need to focus on getting them fixed, as opposed to making them pretty. We’ll have some expert advice.

III. AB5 independent contractor law among left coast concerns

In California, truckers are anything but sunny about split speed limits and the AB5 independent contractor law.

IV. NAFTA replacement now with president

The replacement for NAFTA is headed to the president’s desk, while another effort to get a highway bill started is underway. We’ll explain what’s likely to come next.

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