Pulled over? Here’s what to do

January 28, 2020


Land Line Now, Jan. 28, 2020.

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Pulled over? At some point, it will happen to every trucker, but what you do then can make a huge difference in what results from the situation.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

A senator that wants Navistar back; a hearing is set on truck-only tolls in Connecticut; and help for states with severe flood damage – it’s today in trucking news.

II. How to avoid trouble when pulled over

At some point, every trucker will be pulled over on the side of the road. What you do at that point can make a huge difference in how the situation goes and what results from it.

III. OOIDA: Missouri fuel tax plan unfairly targets trucks

Missouri lawmakers are considering a fuel tax increase for roads, but OOIDA is concerned about efforts to lay a larger share of the burden on truckers.

IV. DOT steps up on human trafficking

For some time, truckers have played a lead role in the fight against human trafficking. The U.S. DOT is also listing that as a priority, and recently gathered to discuss the topic.

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