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Push to require speed limiters

January 31, 2019

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LLN (1/30/19) – Highway safety groups make a push to require speed limiters on all trucks. Also, we’ll have advice on how simple organization can make filing taxes much easier. Freight and rates continue their January lull. And diesel prices finally level off after 14 straight weeks of drops.

0:00 – 9:41 – Newscast

9:41 – 24:25 – Making taxes easier

24:25 – 39:22 – Freight in a lull; diesel price stabilizes

39:22 – 49:09 – Push for speed limiters

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

Taxes are not simple. However, with a little bit of organization, you can make them infinitely easier. Mark Reddig gets some advice from Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service to get some tips.

Segment 3

Freight and rates continue their January lull, but some bright spots remain. Terry Scruton finds out where they are from Peggy Dorf of DAT.

Also, diesel prices finally level off after 14 straight weeks of drops. Terry has our weekly update.

Segment 4

Safety advocacy groups ask Congress to require speed limiters and emergency braking systems on all trucks. Mark Reddig discusses their proposal and what the facts are with Collin Long of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

 

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