Where the rubber meets the road

November 23, 2020


Land Line Now, Nov. 23, 2020.

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Getting your rig ready for winter involves a lot of parts. But what winter prep is more important than where the rubber literally meets the road?

winter prep for tires

I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

New definitions for ag haulers will go into effect in December; a California court rejects a challenge to the state’s worker classification rule; and whatever you do, do not let the moose lick your car!

II. Winter prep for tires

Getting your rig ready for winter involves a lot of parts. But what’s more important than where the rubber literally meets the road? It’s winter prep time for tires. Also, the end of the year means gathering tax information.

III. Holiday gift guide

Finding good holiday presents on the road can be tough. Luckily, Land Line Magazine has a list of “cool gifts” perfect for stocking stuffers and presents.

IV. Truckers step up

It’s been a rough year for everyone. But truckers have stepped up not only to keep the country moving, but also to speak out on important industry issues.

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Links, email addresses, phone numbers and more information

  • Starting Wednesday, Jon Osburn and the Spirit of the American Trucker will be at the Petro in Amarillo, Texas, located at Exit 75 off Interstate 40. You can find upcoming Spirit stops here. Jon Osburn is also giving away free protective masks.
  • You can find more on truck repair and maintenance from TA Petro, here. If you have questions for Kevin and Jerry, email them at AskTATruckService@ta-petro.com.
  • Visit the MBA Tax and Bookkeeping website for more information.
  • If you’re a trucker not receiving Land Line Magazine and you’d like to, you can sign up here. It’s free!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.