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State and local communities agree bigger trucks aren’t better

April 23, 2019

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LLN (4/23/19) – Hundreds of communities across the country have joined forces to tell Washington lawmakers to say “NO” to bigger trucks on our highways.  Non-consensual towing continues to be a big issue in Missouri, and it’s not just OOIDA fighting for change. Plus changes in the tax code have hurt company drivers by eliminating their per diem. OOIDA is working to change that. And we’ll have new information on several states that are changing or have already raised their fuel tax rates.


0:00-9:57 – Newscast

9:57-24:43 – Missouri Trucking Association joins OOIDA in the fight against forced towing

24:43-39:38 – An update on changes in fuel tax rates and news you need on the bulletin board

39:38-49:21 – Bigger and longer trucks aren’t better and coalition urges D.C. to vote against them

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

Land Line Now’s Terry Scruton talks with Tom Crawford, president, and CEO of the Missouri Trucking Association about the latest effort to deal with non-consensual towing. Plus, changes to the tax code have left company drivers without a per diem.  We’ll talk about the issue.

Segment 3

Keith Goble joins Mary McKenna with new information on states that have recently raised or reformed their fuel tax rates.

Segment 4

Hundreds of state and local community representatives from across the country have joined forces with the Coalition Against Bigger Trucks urging D.C. lawmakers to oppose them.

 

 

 

 

 

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