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Truck fee may increase 230 percent

March 1, 2019

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LLN (2/28/19) – A New Mexico truck fee may soon increase by 230 percent. Also, the departure of the deputy secretary of transportation leaves an important opening at DOT. Meanwhile, an audit of FMCSA’s medical certification program is underway. Also, groups have requested some new hours-of-service exemptions. Officials explore a new plan for hazmat trucks on Colorado’s I-70. And Congress examines cyber-attack and data privacy issues.


0:00-9:41 – Newscast

9:41-24:25 – DOT opening; medical certification audit; New exemption requests

24:25-39:22 – NM fee increase; hazmat plan for I-70

39:22-49:08 – Cyber attacks; data privacy

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

The departure of the deputy secretary of transportation leaves an important opening at DOT. Terry Scruton discusses that with OOIDA Director of Federal Affairs Jay Grimes. Also, we’ll have an update on the FMCSA’s medical certification audit and some new Hours of Service exemptions.

Segment 3

A New Mexico truck fee could soon increase by 230 percent. Mary McKenna covers that with our state legislative expert, Keith Goble. Meanwhile, Lawmakers work on a new plan for hazmat trucks on Colorado’s I-70. Also, Mary and Mark Reddig offer information about upcoming truck shows on the Land Line Now Industry Calendar.

Segment 4

The U.S. House is examining cyber attacks on surface transportation, while the Senate examines data privacy. Mark Reddig finds out how it could affect you from OOIDA Director of Safety and Security Operations Doug Morris.

 

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