Land Line Now, Oct. 31, 2019
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Trying to make a little more money from extra space in the trailer could cost you money – or jail time. Also, an FMCSA update yields interesting information on the so-called driver shortage.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
Today’s newscast with everything that working truckers need to know. (10 minutes)
II. Driver shortage? What driver shortage?
An FMCSA paperwork update yields interesting information on the “driver shortage” topic. Also, FMCSA faces yet another audit from an internal watchdog. (14 minutes)
III. Is it like an NCAA bracket?
A few states are trying a new kind of election called ranked-choice voting. We’ll explain. Also, if you roll it back, what pays for highways? One state may try to find out. (14 ½ minutes)
IV. The high cost of a little extra money
You might think it’s a way to make some extra cash on a trip, but it could cost you money – or jail time. Also, marijuana and hemp and CBD can all spell trouble for truck drivers – but you can avoid those problems. (9 ½ minutes)
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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information
- OOIDA’s 2019 Canadian member profile survey results.
- Learn more about the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.
- Read about state legislation at Land Line Magazine’s Daily News By State
- View notices on the Bulletin Board.
- To call members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121.
- Share your views with lawmakers on the Fighting for Truckers website.