LLN (8/14/18) – A state official says it’s time for government to rethink how it tries to solve highway congestion. Also: Pennsylvania officials discuss port and toll reform. And we’ll have an update on automated vehicles.
0:00 – 10:10 – Newscast
10:10 – 24:52 – Solving highway congestion
24:50 – 40:11 – Port and toll reform is discussed in Pennsylvania
40:11 – 50:21 – Automated vehicle update
Some 2019 Freightliner Cascadia tractors have been recalled because of a tire problem. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recalled approximately 435 tractors because the tire cords may be visible through the inner liner of the tires, which could cause a sudden loss of air. There are two recalls involved.
- One affects 425 tractors equipped with Continental Hybrid HS3 tires.
- The second affects only 10 tractors with Continental Coach HA3 tires.
OOIDA has honored Kevin Kocmich of Litchfield, Minn., for 27 years of safe, accident-free driving.
- Learn more about the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.
Highway congestion is a growing problem that seems to defy simple solutions. A Washington state official says it’s time for government to rethink how it approaches the problem. Mary McKenna talks with Roger Millar.
Pennsylvania officials discuss port and toll reform. Another bill would clear up inconsistencies in laws governing the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission. Terry Scruton gets the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble. To read about legislation in a particular state, visit the OOIDA Legislative page.
Supporters of automated vehicles continue to push lawmakers to remove regulations that might slow development of the vehicles. Mark Reddig gets an update from Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.