LLN (7/17/18) – Truckers need to be prepared for unexpected events on the road. We’ll tell you how. Plus, a limit on roadside inspections is on the way in Missouri. Efforts are being made in Pennsylvania to stop objects being thrown bridges; and the chances for an infrastructure bill to pass anytime soon.
0:00 – 10:10 – Newscast
10:10 – 24:52 – Unexpected event preparation
24:52 – 39:43 – Mo. roadside inspections; Penn. bridge safety
39:43 – 49:54 – Infrastructure bill chances
Paccar has issued a recall on more than 3,000 Kenworth and Peterbilt tractors over an issue with the anti-locking braking system warning lights. Dealers will update the software in the cab control module free of charge. NHTSA offers more information on recall number 18V-368 on their website.
All truckers need to be prepared for unexpected events on the road. Terry Scruton gets some advice from John Ewing of the Truckers Helper. For more information, check out their website truckershelper.com.
A limit on roadside inspections is on the way in Missouri. And a new law in Pennsylvania is intended to improve safety and deter delinquent behavior on various overpasses around the state. Mark Reddig gets the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble. To read about legislation in a particular state, visit the OOIDA Legislative page.
The top transportation official in the U.S. House is determined to get an infrastructure bill by the end of the month. Mark Reddig discusses his chances with Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.