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Most states ready to dump biannual time changes

March 18, 2021

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Land Line Now, March 18, 2021.

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Momentum is building to end the biannual time changes associated with daylight saving time, with 30 of the 50 states considering legislation.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Travel restrictions for border traffic aren’t leaving anytime soon. The FMCSA declares yet another driver to be an imminent hazard. And if the cops don’t get ’em, the killer clown will


II. NTSB calls out Tesla, calls for standards

The National Transportation Safety Board wants to see some standards set for vehicle automation – and Tesla Motors is high up on their list. Also, OOIDA makes it views known on some proposed changes to vision standards, and a school bus company wants a lighter touch on drug testing because of the cost.


III. Daylight saving time may get the boot

Momentum seems to be building to do away with the biannual time changes associated with daylight saving time, with 30 of the 50 states considering legislation.


IV. High-tech test a reason for concern

An upcoming project will test autonomous trucks and other related technology – and truckers have reason to be concerned, while an event next week may tell us more about what the Administration’s transportation priorities are.


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