The FMCSA is finally listening to truck drivers, as an advisory committee made up of truckers offered a report on driver retention.
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I. Today’s news with Greg Grisolano
OOIDA’s Spencer leads a new committee in making drivers’ voices heard. The feds are uncertain about the future of fuel prices. And on the Delaware River, the toll remains the same.
II. Truck drivers to FMCSA: This is how to keep us
The FMCSA is finally listening in a very formal way to truck drivers, as an advisory committee made up of truckers offered a report on driver retention.
III. Taking aim at toll bridges
Pennsylvania lawmakers are taking a stand against a plan to toll numerous bridges across the state, while Florida works on tightening up their left lane rules.
IV. Constituents, mandates and debt ceilings
It’s become old hat to say that things are busy in our nation’s capital. But right now, in fact, our nation’s public officials are dealing with constituent concerns, vaccine mandate debates, the debt ceiling, defense spending, budget reconciliation and future standards for vehicle emissions.
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- The sheriff’s department in Berkeley County, W.Va., is still investigating a fatal road rage shooting on Dec. 7 on Interstate 81. Anyone with information is urged to call the Criminal Investigations Division at 304-267-7000.
- You can read more details from the federal Dec. 7 short-term energy outlook report here.
- Marty Ellis and the Spirit of the American Trucker are at the TA in Sweetwater, Texas. That’s at Exit 242 off Interstate 20. Find upcoming Spirit stops here.
- You can find the most recent trucking legislation here.
- To read about state legislation, visit Land Line Magazine’s Daily News by State.
- View the most recent notices on the Bulletin Board.
- You can find upcoming truck shows and events here.
- Be sure to check out the Fighting for Truckers website. Remember, it’s never too late to contact your lawmakers. You can do that via the website or by calling 202-224-3121.
- You can donate to the Truckers for Troops fund all year long.
- 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.