TD164: Government Overreach, EV Battery Issues, Trucker Movies, AB5, New Regulations, & More

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TD164: Government Overreach, EV Battery Issues, Tucker Movies, AB5, New Regulations, & More

This week we discuss autonomous yard trucks, new regulations, government overreach, a new trucker movie, more on AB5, the 15 best truck stops in the US, EV charging and battery issues, hot tires, what young people are looking for in trucking careers, and believe it or not, more safety blitzes.

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News Links:

Arkansas to kick off two week speeding crackdown from CDLLife.com

Hundreds of truckers protest AB5 at Southern California’s busiest ports from FreightWaves.com

Refrigerated carriers combine as KLLM acquires Quest Global from FreightWaves.com

2290 tax filing season opened July 1. Here’s how to get ahead of the deadline from OverdriveOnline.com

Tire safety risks can rise with the temperature from OverdriveOnline.com

New trucking movie features a female driver in a battle against human traffickers to save a teen girl from CDLLife.com

Younger Drivers Look Beyond Pay When Choosing Carriers, ATRI Finds from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)

Outrider ready to scale distribution yard autonomy from FreightWaves.com

Pilot and GM plan coast-to-coast EV fast-charging network from FreightWaves.com

First Responders Outline Concerns With EV Battery Fires from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)

A run at mobile CO2 capture, straight from the stacks — and growing markets for the gas from OverdriveOnline.com

DOT Sec Buttigieg Plans to Ignore Supreme Court Ruling and Target Truckers Using Diesel Engines, According to Wall Street Journal from TheTruckersReport.com

Pennsylvania passes new snow, ice removal law from OverdriveOnline.com

Trucking, supply chain groups press for end to redundant background checks from OverdriveOnline.com

The Top 15 Best Truck Stoops In America You Have To Visit from HaleTrailer.com

Last day to leave comments on truck speed limiters

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About the Author
I'm a 22-year truck driver with an interest in tech stuff. I do the Trucker Dump podcast and blog, which is all about life as a trucker. I have also written two trucking books, "Trucking Life" and "How to Find a Great Truck Driving Job."

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