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Push for autonomous cars gets big pushback

While supporters of automated vehicles continue to push lawmakers to remove regulations that might slow development of the vehicles, in other places, there’s pushback. Mark Reddig gets an update from Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

Pennsylvania aims to reform bridge commission

A piece of legislation at the Pennsylvania statehouse is intended to clear up inconsistencies in laws governing operation of the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission. Also pursuit continues at the Pennsylvania statehouse for long-sought reforms to the Delaware River Port Authority. Terry Scruton gets the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

GATS is just around the corner

We are just a little over a week away from the Great American Trucking Show – August 24th through the 26th at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Free registration and additional information is available at www.truckshow.com. Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

Daimler issues recall on certain 2019 Cascadias

Some 2019 Freightliner Cascadia tractors have been recalled because of a tire problem. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recalled approximately 435 tractors because the tire cords may be visible through the inner liner of the tires which could cause a sudden loss of air. There are two recalls involved.

Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

FMCSA plans safety measurement changes

The FMCSA has sent Congress and the Office of the Inspector General their response to suggested changes recommended by the National Academy of Sciences. The report, called “Improving Motor Carrier Safety Measurement” is the corrective plan the FMCSA plans to take to improve its safety measurement system. A public meeting is scheduled for August 29th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT.

Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

Florida Rep calls for removal of FDOT secretary

Land Line Magazine’s Tyson Fisher reports Democrat Representative Kristin Jacobs sent three letters to Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Mike Dew looking for answers from the Secretary about the SunPass contract with Conduent, the company hired to fix all the electronic tolling problems. All three letters went unanswered so now Jacobs is asking Florida Governor Rick Scott to fire him. Read Tyson’s full story, Florida lawmaker asks governor to remove FDOT secretary over handling of SunPass. Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

Minnesota trucker receives Safe Driving Award

Kevin Kocmich of Litchfield, Minn., has been recognized by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for 27 years of safe, accident-free driving as part of the OOIDA Safe Driving Award Program.

Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

Our full broadcast is now online

Land Line Now offers its full show the following day at 6 a.m. Eastern, 3 a.m. Pacific, streaming online at LandLineNow.com. For those on the road and listening to audio on their phone, the show can be accessed as a podcast on various podcast apps as well. On those apps, simply subscribe to Land Line Now, set up automatic downloads for new episodes and watch the latest Land Line Now broadcast pop up on your phone every morning. Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

Subscribe and win

Subscribe to Land Line Magazine’s daily eNews , and get a chance to win some cool stuff. We’re giving one trucker a die cast Volvo Truck, a Heart of America Trucking Show T-shirt, and some other nice prizes. Air date: Aug. 14, 2018.

How does media coverage affect truckers?

Over the weekend, The New York Times detailed some of the worst problems in the trucking industry. So what effect might the article have on the industry and those problems? Mark Reddig talks with Nile Elam of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

Air date: Aug. 13, 2018.

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