Stuck at the dock too long? Speak out

September 5, 2019

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LLN (9/5/19) –
Stuck at the dock too long? You still have time to tell the FMCSA about your experiences with detention time. Another listening session on hours of service is scheduled, and another autopilot failure occurs in a Tesla. Also, Pennsylvania may change the rules for towing semis to make it safer for tow truck drivers, while a Wisconsin effort would let Milwaukee use automated ticket cameras. We’ll have information about upcoming truck shows. The response to Hurricane Dorian is likely to rely heavily on truckers – we’ll tell you what that means. Two senators make re-election decisions with a potential impact on trucking. And a push for environmental legislation is likely ahead.

0:00-10:10 – Newscast.

10:10-24:44 – Detention time; listening session; autopilot failure.

24:44-38:42 – Pennsylvania towing; Wisconsin ticket cameras; upcoming truck shows.

38:42-48:19 – Hurricane response; two senators’ decisions; environmental legislation

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

Have you been stuck at the dock too long recently? You still have time to tell the FMCSA about your experiences with driver detention time. Terry Scruton talks about that – plus a look at sssthe upcoming listening session on hours of service and another autopilot failure involving Tesla – with Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

Segment 3

If one Pennsylvania state lawmaker gets his way, a rule change would be made that applies to towing tractor-trailers. A bill recently introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature would allow Milwaukee, the state’s largest city, to use automated cameras to ticket drivers. Mary McKenna gets the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Segment 4

The response to Hurricane Dorian is likely to rely heavily on truckers. Mark Reddig discusses what’s involved – plus two senators making re-election decisions and a push for environmental legislation – with OOIDA Director of Safety and Security Operations Doug Morris.

Industry Calendar

SEPTEMBER 2019

OCTOBER 2019

NOVEMBER 2019

  • 5-8 – Specialty Equipment Market Association Show, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas. For more information, visit SEMA.org.