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Take a number: COVID-19 vaccine rollout plans

December 10, 2020

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Land Line Now, Dec. 10, 2020.

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It won’t be long before truckers are asked to take a number and get in line for a COVID-19 vaccine – the latest chatter surrounding the rollout. Plus, a new routing app for truckers.

COVID-19 vaccineI. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

FedEx and UPS say they are more than ready to deliver the COVID-19 vaccines; Daimler issues another recall over a clutch problem; and a blizzard of kindness in Minnesota.

II. HOS Q&A; Vaccine rollout details

The latest chatter about the coronavirus vaccine rollout, plus a Q&A session on hours-of-service changes.

III. Electric-powered truck rules in PA; road funding in MI

Lawmakers in Pennsylvania and Michigan are still hammering out their 2020 agenda, with bills about electric-powered trucks and road funding.

IV. New routing app for truckers

Taking a closer look at a new routing app that has entered the fray.

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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information

  • Starting Friday, Jon Osburn and the Spirit of the American Trucker will be at the TA in Tooele, Utah, located at Exit 99 off Interstate 80. You can find upcoming Spirit stops here. Jon Osburn is also giving away free protective masks.
  • You can find OOIDA’s complete guide to Regulatory Issues here.
  • To read about legislation in a particular state, visit Land Line Magazine’s Daily News By State
  • View notices on the Bulletin Board.
  • It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that on the Fighting for Truckers website or by calling 202-224-3121.
  • OOIDA has an online resource to provide access to information needed to operate in the coronavirus pandemic. Click on the COVID-19 menu at the top of the page on the Land Line.Media website.
  • It’s helpful for our members to keep us apprised of conditions on the roads and any problems they encounter. If you have situations to report call OOIDA at 816-229-5791 or email Questions@OOIDA.com.
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