A Supreme Court decision related to California’s controversial AB5 case means that shoes will drop. The discussion also includes the recent deadly Amtrak crash involving a dump truck in Missouri and the Unified Carrier Registration Plan.
Today’s News: An entire state wants exemption from Entry-Level Driver Training rules
Plus, Canadian authorities are touting a big drug bust and Florida steps on the gas to add more truck parking to an area that desperately needs it.
What carriers can do to reduce the cost of insurance, plus what’s happening in the overall spot market.
New underride provisions to come… maybe
What the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s pursuit of new underride provisions could mean for truck owners and drivers.
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- Nominations are now being accepted for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Advisory Committee on Underride Protection. To apply, send an email ACUP@dot.gov by Aug. 5.
- The state of Alaska has applied for an exemption from the entry-level driver training curriculum requirements. You can get the details and submit a comment online. The deadline to comment is Aug. 5.
- Starting July 14, Marty Ellis and the Spirit of the American Trucker are scheduled to be at the Walcott Truckers Jamboree. That takes place at the Iowa 80 truck stop in Walcott, Iowa.Find upcoming Spirit stops here.
- Get more information about the freight market. And you can find loads at OOIDA MembersEdge.
- Remember, it’s never too late to contact your lawmakers. You can do that via the Fighting for Truckers website or by calling 202-224-3121.
- Find out how to listen to Land Line Now on TNC Radio.
- You can donate to the Truckers for Troops fund all year.
- 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.