Martinez to leave FMCSA

October 10, 2019

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LLN (10/10/19) –
Ray Martinez will leave FMCSA in two and a half weeks. We’ll have information about what’s happening and why it matters. Also, the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee met for the first time in 14 months last week, and hours of service topped the agenda. And an effort to add $400 million to road funding in Michigan has been stymied, while the new, higher fuel tax takes effect in Arkansas.

0:00-10:10 – Newscast – Martinez to leave FMCSA.

10:10-24:14 – Advisory committee and hours of service.

24:14-38:43 – Michigan road funding; Arkansas fuel tax; bulletin board.

38:43-48:22 – Martinez to leave FMCSA – more information and analysis.

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

The Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee met for the first time in 14 months last week and with the deadline for comments fast approaching, hours of service topped the agenda. Terry Scruton talks with OOIDA President and CEO Todd Spencer and OOIDA Manager of Federal Affairs Jay Grimes.

Segment 3

An effort to add $400 million to road funding in Michigan has been stymied by the governor. Mary McKenna covers that – plus the new, higher fuel tax in Arkansas – with OOIDA state legislative experts Mike Matousek and Keith Goble.

Mark Reddig and Mary McKenna bring us important notices from the Land Line Now Community Bulletin Board.

Segment 4

Ray Martinez will leave his job as FMCSA administrator at the end of the month. Mary McKenna and Mark Reddig will get some information about what’s happening, and why it matters to you, from Collin Long and Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

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