Land Line Now, Feb. 4, 2020.
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Congress needs to listen to truckers, OOIDA told senators today, if they want to improve highway safety. Also, Connecticut truck-only tolls get closer.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
A trucker’s quick thinking saves dozens of lives; brothers are ordered to pay millions in fraud scheme; and an interstate closure could cause chaos – it’s today’s news in trucking.
II. The over-the-counter alternative
Over-the-counter medications can often be combined to manage pain and other problems better than prescription meds, and with fewer side effects. Also, tips about how you can avoid the flu.
III. Truck-only tolls coming, but delayed
Connecticut is still headed toward truck-only tolls, but a few bumps have formed in the state’s path forward. Also, a toll road study in Michigan.
IV. OOIDA: Listen to truckers if you want safer roads
OOIDA told a Senate committee that they should listen to truckers if safer roads is the goal. It was part of a hearing covering the state of the trucking industry.
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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information
- OOIDA, Wisconsin BBB warn truckers about scam.
- Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the Petro in Eloy, Ariz., at Exit 200 on Interstate 10. Find the upcoming Spirit stops here.
- Check out Occupational Health Systems
- Find out what the St. Christopher Fund is all about.
- See what other medical solutions Dr. John offers on his website.
- To read about legislation in a particular state, visit Land Line Magazine’s Daily News By State
- View notices on the Bulletin Board.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that on the Fighting for Truckers website.