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West Virginia towing reform at risk

March 2, 2020

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Land Line Now, March 2, 2020.

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Towing reform in West Virginia is scheduled to sunset, which could leave truckers facing massive tow bills again. Also, motor carriers’ required paperwork.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

We’re driving here in Allentown, and they’re closing all the fuel pumps down; New Hampshire attorney general warns of fake DOT scam emails; and a quick update – it was a cold day in Hell – It’s today’s news in trucking.


II. On your own authority? Guess what? More paperwork

Recently, we discussed some paperwork needed to sign up for IRP. Of course, that’s not the only thing in trucking that requires some paperwork. We’ll go over some of the documents required for a motor carrier – even a one-truck operation – to stay in compliance.


III. The right endorsements

Having the right endorsements on your insurance policy can save you a lot of money in the long run. We’ll go over some of the more common – and not so common – endorsements.


IV. Towing reform in danger in West Virginia

Several years ago, OOIDA was part of a successful effort to reform towing rules in West Virginia. But now, that reform is scheduled to sunset, which could leave truckers facing massive tow bills again.


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