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What happens to my dog?

July 6, 2021

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Land Line Now, July 6, 2021.

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What happens to my dog if I have a medical emergency on the road? Also, left lane use changes and money for truck parking.


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Minneapolis pumps the brakes on its truck parking ban; the I-40 bridge may need more repairs; and a Louisiana neighborhood is quacking up.


II. I’m in the hospital. What happens to my dog?

Traveling and working alongside your dog can be a great comfort, but if you ever have a medical emergency, you are to going to be left asking, “What happens to my dog?” – unless you have a plan in place.


III. Left lane use changes; Colorado transportation funding.

Four states are making moves on vehicles that don’t move over from the left lane, while Colorado commits to funding transportation projects.


IV. $1 billion for truck parking? Yes please.

The push in Washington D.C. to pump one billion dollars into truck parking.


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  • Starting Thursday, Marty Ellis and OOIDA’s tour truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, will be at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa. That’s at Exit 284 off Interstate 80. You can find upcoming Spirit stops here.
  • If you need to find a place to board your pet near your current location, you can use the directory at the International Boarding and Pet Services Association’s website.
  • If you need a pet transported, contact Operation Roger, either by texting 682-622-1172 or fill out the application at the Operation Roger website.
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  • OOIDA has an online resource to provide access to information needed to operate in the coronavirus pandemic. Click on the COVID-19 menu at the top of the page on the Land Line Media website.
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