Mark ReddigLand Line Now Host
Mark H. Reddig first came to OOIDA in November of 2002 as a writer and editor at the association’s publication, Land Line Magazine. A winner of several national awards for his work at the magazine, Reddig is a veteran journalist and member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Kansas City Press Club. He previously served as an editor for several local newspapers in Kansas and Missouri and was editor of a Web site that covered the telecommunications industry. He grew up with connections to the trucking industry: As a teenager, he worked part-time for his father, who operated truck tire centers for Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.; members of his extended family worked for White Truck.
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What Mark Has Been Working On
Freight was down last week – but rates were up – thanks to the three-day holiday weekend, and the summer lull is here. Also, recovering downtime losses.
A transportation spending bill leaves out controversial issues affecting trucking. Also, the pandemic and protests affect drug and alcohol testing.
An OOIDA Board member tells a national television audience how he’s making ends meet during the pandemic. And the newest Highway Angel discusses the award.