OOIDA Call to Action: Demand that brokers honor your right to see rates

May 12, 2020

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Land Line Now, May 12, 2020.

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OOIDA urges truckers to formally ask brokers for shipping documents, including the rated freight bill. Also, an expected post-pandemic enforcement surge.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

OOIDA calls for truckers to request rated freight bills from brokers; the California Trucking Association asks to keep their AB5 injunction in effect; and Arizona wants your wit for its message boards – it’s today’s news in trucking.


II. Expect a post-COVID enforcement surge

You may have noticed that truck enforcement has been a bit lighter lately. However, once the pandemic crisis is over, you can expect exactly the opposite. We’ll have some advice.


III. Small-business plan would use your fuel tax money

An Alabama lawmaker wants to take fuel tax money and use it to help small businesses in the state. Also, a vote on a local Montana gas tax.


IV. OOIDA: Demand that paperwork from brokers

OOIDA is urging truckers to formally ask brokers for shipping documents – including the rated freight bill. Also, an effort to end pandemic weight exemptions.


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