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Some good news for APU purchasers

October 23, 2018

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LLN (10/22/18) – We have some good news for drivers wanting to purchase an APU. The hours of service conversation has turned a corner. We hear how from Land Line Magazine’s Jami Jones. And a lot is happening with both truck parking and autonomous vehicles these days. Get the latest on both issues from Mike Matousek.

0:00 – 10:11 – Newscast

10:11 – 24:41 – APU grant

24:42 – 39:11 – Hours of service

39:11 – 49:22 – Truck parking, autonomous vehicles


Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

APUs are the best way to provide for the trucker’s basic comfort and rest needs without idling the truck. But price is often a barrier to buying one. Now, OOIDA has some good news that could help. Mark Reddig talks with Andrew King of the OOIDA Foundation.

Segment 3

The conversation on hours of service has long been a one-sided affair – with drivers begging for change and those with the ability to make that change ignoring them. But this year, the conversation has definitely shifted. Terry Scruton talks about that plus a couple of other cool features in the October magazine with Land Line Magazine’s Jami Jones.

Segment 4

A lot is happening with both truck parking and autonomous vehicles these days. Terry Scruton gets the latest on both issues from OOIDA’s Manager of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

 

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