Rates continue to slide

February 28, 2019


LLN (2/27/19) – Rates continue their seasonal slide, and spot demand has dropped. Also, it’s a good idea to take stock of your overall health early in the year. Meanwhile, oil prices surge as OPEC restricts pumping. And a bill to lower the interstate CDL age is again in Congress.

0:00-9:41 – Newscast

9:41-24:25 – Take stock of your health

24:25-39:22 – Rates continue to slide; oil prices surge

39:22-49:08 – Lower CDL age in Congress

Segment 1


Segment 2

It’s a good idea to take stock of your overall health before we get too far into the year. And a few simple steps can get you headed in the right direction. Mark Reddig talks with Bob Perry of Health in Transportation.

Segment 3

Rates continue their seasonal slide. However, the pace of the decline is slowing. Meanwhile, spot demand was lower last week. Mary McKenna talks with Mark Montague of DAT.

Also, oil prices surged as OPEC restricts pumping, and U.S. stockpiles plunged. And experts predict a continued steady uptick through March and April. Mary has our weekly update.

Segment 4

A bill to lower the age at which you can get an interstate CDL is once again in Congress. And once again, OOIDA has pointed out the serious safety problems it could create. Mark Reddig talks with Nile Elam of the Association’s Washington, D.C., office.