Land Line Now, Jan. 30, 2020.
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A truck driver training rule has been moved back two years by FMCSA, while U.S. DOT pushes to fight human trafficking. Also, the next steps for USMCA.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
Congress contemplates how to pay for highways, Georgia wants to add some toll lanes, and a GPS leads yet another trucker astray. It’s today’s news in trucking.
II. Truck driver training rule delayed
The FMCSA has made the entry-level truck driver training rule delay official, the next steps in the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, and a push to fight human trafficking.
III. We’re looking at you, left lane …
Left lane restrictions for trucks, anti-left-lane-slowpoke rules, and drive right regulations are on the agendas of states across the nation.
IV. The state of the trucking industry
Next week, OOIDA, the ATA, enforcement officers and others will have a chance to speak out to a U.S. Senate committee on the state of the trucking industry.
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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information
- OOIDA recognizes drivers for safe driving records.
- Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the TA in Tonopah, Ariz., at Exit 103 on Interstate 10. Find the upcoming Spirit stops here.
- View OOIDA’s complete guide to Regulatory Issues.
- To read about legislation in a particular state, visit Land Line Magazine’s Daily News By State
- View notices on the Bulletin Board.
- You can watch the Keep on Truckin’: Stakeholder Perspectives on Trucking in America hearing online Feb. 4, 10:00 a.m. EST.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that on the Fighting for Truckers website.