Tune in each day from 7-8PM & 11PM-12AM EST
Listen Online Archive

LLN (1/17/19) – Can a meter detect driver fatigue?

Transportation researchers recently discussed autonomous vehicles and a supposed driver fatigue meter. Also: Missouri lawmakers consider solutions to the state’s road and bridge funding gap. And we’ll provide an update on the ELD situation in New York.

0:00 – 9:41 – Newscast

9:41 – 24:25 – TRB meeting

24:25 – 39:22 – Missouri road funding gap

39:22 – 49:09 – New York ELD update

LLN (1/16/19) - Competition for freight intensifies

Competition for freight intensifies as trucks return to the roads. Also: One overlooked place to improve your truck’s looks is the back bumper. Diesel prices continue to drop. Efforts are underway in Congress to end the partial government shutdown.

0:00 – 9:41 – Newscast

9:41 – 24:25 – Back bumper mods

24:25 – 39:22 – Freight competition; diesel price drops

39:22 – 49:09 – Getting the government running again

LLN (1/15/19) Pension fund may go broke

A fund that supplies retirement income to thousands of truckers may go insolvent. Also: South Carolina may use tolls for highway money. California could close a legal loophole involving vehicle break-ins; and who in the new Congress will develop the policies that affect your life?

0:00 – 9:41 – Newscast

9:41 – 24:25 – Pension fund

24:25 – 39:22 – SC tolls; CA vehicle break-ins

39:22 – 49:10 – Who’ll run the trucking part of Congress

LLN (1/14/19) – Fighting Indiana’s truck-only toll increase

OOIDA battles Indiana’s truck-only toll increase on Capitol Hill. Also: The Indy Food Network helps truckers and the needy by using otherwise wasted food. And having a dash cam can protect you and help with your insurance.

0:00 – 9:41 – Newscast

9:41 – 24:36 – Indy Food Network

24:36 – 39:22 – Dash cams and insurance

39:22 – 49:09 – Fighting a truck-only toll

LLN (1/11/19) – Virginia pursues tolling for I-81

Virginia pursues tolling to pay for Interstate 81 improvements. Also: OOIDA sues over Indiana truck toll increases. Indiana’s DOT explains the closing of four rest areas. Jon Osburn discusses weather problems, reefer rates and UCR confusion. Truckers help the war on human trafficking. Some Senate committees’ focus is changing. And what new U.S. House appointments mean for you.

0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast

9:26 – 24:11 – I-81 tolls; Indiana rest areas; toll lawsuit; human trafficking

24:11 – 39:07 – Weather problems; reefer rates; UCR confusion

39:07 – 48:55 – Senate committee changes; House appointments

LLN (1/10/19) – A problem at highway ramps

Highway Ramps are the site of an emerging safety problem. Also: the government shutdown is having a real effect on the federal regulatory process. We’ll preview next week’s Transportation Research Board meeting. States are writing bills on speed limits, highway money and tolls. And federal regulations create a problem for a regional planning group.

0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast

9:26 – 24:11 – Shutdown and regulations; TRB preview

24:11 – 39:07 – Speed limits, highway money, tolls  

39:07 – 48:55 – Regulations and mushrooms; ramp accidents

LLN (1/9/19) – Detention a big issue for 2019

We’ll take a look ahead at 2019 trucking issues such as compensation, detention time, automation and other technology. Also: Freight and rates return to normal. Diesel prices drop even as oil takes an upturn. OOIDA pushes to get the per diem tax deduction back for company drivers.

0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast

9:26 – 24:11 – Detention time and technology

24:11 – 39:07 – Freight, rates; diesel prices drop

39:07 – 48:55 – Per diem push

LLN (1/8/19) – Ticket cameras on state agendas

Several states consider ticket cameras and Daylight-saving time changes. Also: Truckers need to exercise extreme caution if they want to use CBD oil, which could trigger a positive drug test result. South Carolina lawmakers are taking aim at left lane hogs. And Congress and the president are headed toward a showdown on government spending.

0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast

9:26 – 24:11 – Marijuana and CBD

24:11 – 39:07 – SC left lane hogs; ticket cameras; Daylight-saving time

39:07 – 48:55 – Budget showdown; changes in Congress

LLN (1/7/19) – Auto transporters waiting for fix

OOIDA works to fix a problem for auto transporters. Also: Suzanne Stempinski has just finished up a busy year with a number of test drives and trips to three different countries. The Top 5 issues for truckers in the New Year. And a history lesson in Indiana.

0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast

9:26 – 24:11 – Test drives and more

24:11 – 39:07 – Top 5 issues; Indiana

39:07 – 48:55 – Auto Transporters

LLN (1/4/19) – What CBD oil and legalization of marijuana mean to you

We’ll explore what the slow move toward legalization of marijuana and the popularity of CBD oil means for truckers. Also: Jon Osburn is optimistic about this year, including a possible fix for Hours of Service. And we’ll review the new speaker of the House, changes on congressional committees, and important lawmaker agendas.

0:00 – 9:26 – Newscast

9:26 – 24:11 – Marijuana and CBD

24:11 – 39:07 – New year optimism

39:07 – 48:55 – Changes in Congress

Showing Page: 1 of 245

Prev   Next

About Us features sharing with us