Truck parking fix coming soon

March 4, 2020


Land Line Now, March 4, 2020.

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The national truck parking shortage is at the root of many problems in trucking. Now, a solution is getting closer. Also, educating kids about trucking.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Rhode Island loses a key court decision linked to truck-only tolls; two New Jersey state troopers rescue a truck driver; and would you like some butter and syrup for your wanted poster? – It’s today’s news in trucking.

II. Educating kids about trucking

A children’s museum in Greensboro, N.C., has taken educating kids about trucking to the next level with a little help from Volvo.

III. Seasonal slump longer than usual

This time of year is when the seasonal slump would usually end, but the coronavirus is keeping freight at bay a little longer. Also, diesel prices drop for the eighth week in a row as oil continues to struggle.

IV. Truck parking solution soon before Congress

The national shortage of truck parking is at the root of many other problems in trucking – from big issues like detention time, to the simple ability of one person to keep themselves safe. Now an attempt to solve it is getting closer.

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