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Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, are set up in the show truck area at the Mid America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule. Air date: Mar. 21, 2018.

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Autonomous technology could see new regs

The recent tragedy involving an autonomous Uber vehicle could change the path forward for autonomous technology, particularly when it comes to government oversight. Terry Scruton talks with Collin Long of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.

Air date: Mar. 21, 2018.

Freight, rates still booming

Freight and rates are going strong as flatbed remains on top. Terry Scruton talks with Mark Montague of DAT, a company that provides market information for owner operators, carriers, brokers and shippers.

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Air date: Mar. 21, 2018.

Diesel takes another dip

Diesel price averages went down across the nation for the sixth straight week. Terry Scruton offers a detailed update on the price of diesel fuel and crude oil, including a break down by region and analysis.

Air date: Mar. 21, 2018.

An update on non-consensual tows

For some time, OOIDA has been fighting a problem that has long plagued truckers. It involves what’s called nonconsensual towing – when a police officer or some other first responder calls a tow truck to remove your vehicle. And sometimes the charges are outrageous. Mark Reddig gets the latest on the issue from OOIDA Director of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

Air date: Mar. 20, 2018.

Should you delay filing your taxes?

With April 15th – or this year, April 17th – just around the corner, it’s really crunch time for filing your taxes. But it doesn’t have to be, and it may be both easy and a good idea to delay filing. Mark Reddig talks with Shasta May of MBA Tax and Bookkeeping Service.

Air date: Mar. 20, 2018.

States work to integrate truck platooning

Authority to test driver-assistive truck platooning technology on highways continues to be a trending topic at statehouses around the country. Terry Scruton gets an update from OOIDA’s Mike Matousek and Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

Air date: Mar. 20, 2018.

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