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Port and toll reform is discussed in Pennsylvania

August 15, 2018

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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

Segment 1

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.

OOIDA has honored Kevin Kocmich of Litchfield, Minn., for 27 years of safe, accident-free driving.

Segment 2

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.

Segment 3

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.

Segment 4

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.

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