Study: Toll costs skyrocketing

February 10, 2020


Land Line Now, Feb. 10, 2020.

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A new study shows that the amount of money truckers pay in tolls is rising fast, and much of the money will be spent elsewhere. Also, a fix for car haulers.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

A controversial state vehicle fee heads to court; a state officials pleads guilty in a red-light camera bribery case; and more electric vehicle charging stations are on the way – it’s today’s news in trucking.

II. Toll costs up way more than the overall economy

Tolling has a long history in the United States. But in recent years, they’ve become steadily more controversial. Now, a study shows that the costs to truckers of using those roads is rising fast, and much of the money is being spent elsewhere. Also, an upcoming seminar for truckers.

III. Why a guide on getting involved?

2020 is an election year, which makes it a prime time to get your views across on important trucking industry issues. Land Line Magazine recently published a guide to help truckers do just that.

IV. OOIDA pushes on car hauler fix

An effort to fix a regulatory problem for car haulers is stalled at a federal agency, and OOIDA wants to know why.

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