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The legal side of technology in trucking

June 20, 2018

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LLN (6/19/18) – Terry Scruton talks to the guys at Road Law about the legal side of technology in trucks. A proposal is in motion in California to punish shady port companies. And a Missouri law aims for safer roadside inspections. Terry gets the scoop from OOIDA’s Mike Matousek. Finally, we’ll hear from OOIDA’s Nile Elam about how autonomous vehicles could affect the workforce.
00:00 to 10:07 – Newscast

10:07 to 24:55 – The Legal Side of Technology in Trucks

24:55 to 39:48 – Proposal in California to punish shady port companies

39:48 to 49:59 – How autonomous vehicles could effect the workforce

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Newscast

Segment 2

In the old days the only hand-held device a trucker might have in his cab was a CB radio. These days though smart phones and tablets have largely taken their place and with them comes a whole slew of legal issues. Terry Scruton talks about some of those issues with Jeff McConnell and James Manella of Road Law. If you have questions or comments regarding transportation law, you can:

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A proposal is in motion in California to punish shady port trucking companies and the shippers who do business with them. And a Missouri law aims for safer roadside inspections. Terry Scruton gets the details from OOIDA’s Mike Matousek. To read about legislation in a particular state, visit the OOIDA Legislative page.

Segment 4

A new coalition aims to examine possible workforce disruptions caused by autonomous vehicles. Terry Scruton takes a look at that plus the latest on the hour-of-service reform bill with Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

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