LLN (4/2/19) – OOIDA’s Board of Directors busy at biannual spring meeting. Five new board alternates will be sworn into office. We’ll have a preview of the meeting. Also, we’ll have details on what it takes to be named Goodyear’s Highway Hero with an interview from this year’s winner. Meanwhile, there’s a renewed effort to allow local police in Pennsylvania to use radar to enforce speed limits plus legislation has been introduced to mandate side underride guards in the state. And important notices from the Land Line Now bulletin board.
0:00 – 9:56 – Newscast
9:56 – 24:42 – Meet the 2019 Goodyear Highway Hero
24:42 – 39:38 – Pennsylvania considers speed radar and underride side guards
39:38-49:22 – OOIDA’s spring board meeting is this week
- If a carrier, shipper, receiver or broker coerces you to violate the regulations, document the coercive act, then either call 888-DOT-SAFT or file a complaint online to the National Consumer Complaint Database
- The Minnesota Department of Transportation, in conjunction with ATRI, is conducting a survey about truck parking. You can find more information and take part in the survey here.
- Read more about parking across the country here: The Parking Zone – March 2019
This year’s Goodyear Highway Hero was announced at the Mid America Trucking Show last week. Terry Scruton was there and he has the story.
- Read more about this year’s winner here: Highway Hero Paul Mathias says his brave deed is ‘what we do out on the road’.
- Read about past winners here.
State legislative expert Keith Goble joins Mary McKenna to talk about a renewed effort to allow local police to use speed radar, plus a bill that would mandate side underride guards.
- Read more from Land Line Magazine, Pennsylvania bill would mandate side underride guards.
- You can also read Pennsylvania bills would allow local speed radar use.
- To read about legislation in a particular state, visit the OOIDA Legislative page.
And Mark Reddig will join me with important information on Land Line Now’s bulletin board.
The OOIDA Board of Directors will meet this week, Mary McKenna will get a board meeting preview from the Association’s Manager of Government Affairs, Mike Matousek.