A meal and some Christmas Cheer

December 23, 2019


Land Line Now, Dec. 23, 2019.

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For years now, Meals for 18 Wheels has provided hot meals to drivers stuck out on the road on holidays. Also, a rough year for the St. Christopher Fund.

Meals for 18 Wheels

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

From rising trucker turnover and a fuel card lawsuit to mysterious ooze and cross-border trade, it’s all that matters in trucking today.

II. Meals for 18 Wheels – Christmas cheer on a plate

Several years ago, a group of truckers decided to address a problem – the number of truckers who were out on the road on holidays, away from family. And their solution involved a home-cooked meal.

III. A rough year for the St. Christopher Fund

The St. Christopher Fund is a success – having provided $3 million since it was founded to help truckers and their families. But 2019 was a rough year for truckers and the fund. Also, we’ll have a new trucking Christmas carol inspired by longtime trucking writer Bill Hudgins.

IV. The mythical driver shortage strikes again

An Ohio bill meant to alleviate the mythical driver shortage has drawn OOIDA’s opposition, while a tax overhaul would benefit transportation in Utah.

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