Podcast Show Notes
TD163: Safety Blitzes, Speed Limiter Comments, A Trucker Party, Marijuana Lowers Truck Accidents, & More
Today at 6:32 PM
This week we’ve got stories on ELDs and Covid in Canada, what are your rights when a broker doesn’t pay, more carrier acquisitions, yet another safety blitz, a bajillion public comments on speed limiters, a big trucker party, and ironically, how marijuana is lowering truck crashes. Plus listener feedback and more on today’s show.
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Driver in Texas human smuggling operation faces possibility of death penalty from OverdriveOnline.com
Kelly regional drive tire recalled from OverdriveOnline.com
Canada approves another ELD provider from OverdriveOnline.com
Canada extends COVID border restrictions to Sept. 30 from FreightWaves.com
FMCSA receives more than 14,000 comments on controversial speed limiter proposal — comment period ends soon from CDLLife.com
Submit your comments to the FMCSA regarding truck speed limiters
FMCSA extends hours waiver for baby formula haulers from OverdriveOnline.com
Anti-speeding enforcement blitz taking place now through early September in Connecticut from CDLLife.com
Iowa 80 gearing up for annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree from OverdriveOnline.com
Legal marijuana may lower rate of truck accidents, new research says from FreightWaves.com
Pitt Ohio acquires assets from partner carrier Teal’s Express from FreightWaves.com
Trucking Law: What are your rights when a broker doesn’t pay? from OverdriveOnline.com
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Listener Feedback links:
Bruce Phelps shares his thoughts on the new weekly format. Psssht… he’s a fan of it!
I mentioned being a big fan of The Newsworthy podcast for “news made fast, fair, fun – in just 10 minutes.”
Trinidad Hernandez took a break from trucking but he’s back and thanks me for continuing to do the podcast. Well you’re welcome, Trinidad.
Christopher Moyer asks about the ebook combo pack and I’m more than happy to talk about the 25% off deal for only $14.98.
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