Truckers step up to help others at the holidays

November 18, 2020


Land Line Now, Nov. 18, 2020.

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If you know a trucking family in need, the Truckers Christmas Group is ready to help. We’ll report on that and other holiday efforts.

Truckers Christmas Group

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

OOIDA fires back at brokers over the transparency issue; changes to the hours of service for ag haulers could be coming soon; and maybe the animals know something we don’t?

II. Truckers helping truckers at the holidays

If you know a trucking family in need, the Truckers Christmas Group is ready to help. And now is the time. Also, for truckers who are working on holidays, a decent meal can be hard to find. But Meals for 18 Wheels is stepping up again to help. The OOIDA Mary Johnston Scholarship has helped truckers’ children and grandchildren achieve their dreams. Now, the search for new scholars is underway.

III. Holidays may help keep truckers moving

Demand for trucks is starting to slip, but holiday freight and COVID lockdowns will continue to drive the market for the foreseeable future.

IV. Contractor or employee fight continues – will truckers be affected?

And gig economy companies, fresh off a win in California, will push nationwide against worker reclassification. But will truckers feel an impact?

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