Land Line Now, October 9, 2020.
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Used parts are no longer a common part of truck repair – so which parts can still be purchased used? Plus, action on broker transparency.
I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton
Hurricane Delta hits the Gulf Coast; the FMCSA wants to hear from you regarding broker reforms; and they’re pumpkin diving in Moosejaw.
II. Using used parts for truck repair
Used parts used to be a common part of truck repair, but that’s not the case anymore – so which parts can still be purchased used, and which cannot?
III. Phasing out diesel trucks
The talk of the town in the Northeastern United States is a decision made by a governor on the West Coast.
IV. Broken transparency listening session
What to expect from the FMCSA listening session on broker transparency later this month. Plus, how to get involved.
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- OOIDA has an online resource to provide access to information needed to operate in the current coronavirus pandemic. Click on the COVID-19 menu at the top of the page on the Land Line Media website.
- It’s helpful for our members to keep us apprised of conditions on the roads and any problems they encounter. If you have situations to report call OOIDA at 816-229-5791 or email Questions@OOIDA.com.
- The OOIDA Foundation has released some informative online videos to help with HOS changes:
- Starting Sunday, Jon Osburn and the Spirit of the American Trucker will be at the TA truck stop in Willington, Conn., located at Exit 71 off Interstate 84. You can find upcoming Spirit stops here. Jon Osburn is also giving away free protective masks.
- Be sure to check out Chrome Shop Mafia and 4 State Trucks.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that on the Fighting for Truckers website or by calling 202-224-3121.