Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s tour truck, The Spirit of the American Trucker, are at the TA Truck Stop in Salt Lake City, Utah. That’s located at Exit 99 off Interstate 80. Stop in, say hi to Jon and join OOIDA for a $20 discount. To see Jon’s full schedule, click here.
Meanwhile, OOIDA Life Member Ron Mermis and his NASCAR simulator are on a break. We will let you know once he hits the road again. For more information about the simulator, click here.
Terry Scruton offers some insight into the current state of the market for trucking services courtesy of the folks at TransCore, a company that provides market information for owner operators, carriers, brokers and shippers.
If you have questions or a comment about diesel prices, or you’ve seen some interesting highs and lows at the pumps wherever you are, call our “Land Line Now” Diesel Price Line. Dial 1-800-324-6856, and then press 2 to record your message. This week, we’re asking Sirius XM listeners to respond to: “What is your favorite place to fuel up and why?” Air date: May 30, 2012.
Reed Black discussed state legislation with Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble. A California senator is sponsoring a bill that would reward individuals for reporting drunk drivers. Meanwhile in Ohio and Pennsylvania, lawmakers are pushing for laws that would criminalize hidden compartments in vehicles.