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State Update – Reed Black discusses what state lawmakers have in store with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: May 26, 2016

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Piece rate pay provision could turn up again in Congress

Earlier this year OOIDA was concerned about language that was included in a Federal Aviation bill that could have changed the way drivers are paid. While that language has been shelved, at least part of it is still alive in a different form. Terry Scruton gets the latest from Collin Long of OOIDA’s Washington D.C., office.

  • It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that here;
  • To call members of Congress, dial (202) 224-3121;
  • To view OOIDA’s Guide to Contacting Lawmakers, click here.

Air date: May 25, 2016.


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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, The Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the TA in Rawlins, Wyo. That’s located at Exit 214 off Interstate 80 and 270. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount.

To see Jon’s full schedule, click here.

Meanwhile, Starting June 7, OOIDA Life Members Buz and Laurie Scutt will have their NASCAR simulator at the TA Truck Stop in Breezewood, Pa. That’s at Exit 161 on Interstates 70 and 76. You can join OOIDA at a $10 discount with Buz and Laurie as well.

For information about the simulator, email mppscr1@gmail.com.

Air date: May 26, 2016.

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Trucking team switches battery for ultra-capacitor; experts say it's the solution to cold-weather battery failure

Mark Reddig takes a close look at an old technology put to new use in large trucks. Click here to read.


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