The facts behind detention time

December 27, 2019


Land Line Now, Dec. 27, 2019.

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Detention time is behind some serious industry issues, and the OOIDA Foundation is getting ready to gather some facts. Also, winterizing your truck.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

From rising tolls in Pennsylvania and potential fees in the ports to counterfeit bills at truck stops, we’ll have the important happenings of the day.

II. Crank up your prep for the cold

Winter is here, and if you’re driving into the cold, you need to think about winterizing your truck. We’ll have some of the do’s and don’ts.

III. Seeking detention time facts

Detention time – the time truckers are held at loading docks – is behind some of the most serious issues in the industry, and the OOIDA Foundation is getting ready to gather some facts about the issue.

IV. A look back

It’s been a busy year in Washington, D.C., for trucking issues. I’ll talk a look back at some of the big ones from 2019, from four bad bills in Congress to a highway bill still in the works.

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