TD166: More AB5, Under-21 Driver Program, HOS Challenge, Trucker Pets, & More

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TD166: More AB5, Under-21 Driver Program, HOS Challenge, Trucker Pets, & More

In this week’s show we discuss more on the AB5 situation, the under-21 driver program that just started, the outcome of the hours-of-service challenge, driver-facing cameras, Connecticut’s new emissions law, more women truckers, tips for brake care, trucker pets, more studies on truck parking, electric truck ramifications, and what the heck is the PHMSA?

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News Links:

Trucker AB 5 Blockade Ends at Port of Oakland from (Transport Topics)

TransForce offers ‘two-check’ solution to help independents comply with AB5 from

ATBS releases ‘Quick Guide to AB 5’ ebook from

ATRI wants to hear from truckers on driver-facing cameras from

Take the ATRI truck camera survey

Meet Driface, the driver-facing camera from

Will battery-electric trucks end up a ‘black eye’ on environmental benefits? from

WIT: Female driver workforce grows to over 13% from

FMCSA’s under-21 driver pilot program opens: Here’s how it works from

DC appeals court denies driver hours-of-service challenge from

PHMSA Seeks Input on Possible Shift From Paper to Electronic Communication from (Transport Topics)

Researchers to Study Truck Parking in Iowa, Wisconsin from (Transport Topics)

New Love’s in Pennsylvania has 130 truck parking spaces from

Love’s opens the company’s first-ever truck stop in Connecticut from

Connecticut enacts new emissions law targeting trucks from

10 tips to help truckers prep for CVSA Brake Safety Week from

Driver named Highway Angel for alerting fellow trucker to trailer fire from

$30k up for grabs in Pilot Road Warrior contest from

Riding shotgun: Program aims to pair truckers and pets from

Email Memphis Animal Services at

Listener Feedback Links:

Shannon points me to the McDonald’s in Minnesota that has a big truck drive-thru.

Emery writes in to continue to torture me on how to pronounce the name of his trucking company.

Maverick and some driver who calls himself Some Driver on the Trucker Dump Slack group, share some thoughts on chameleon carriers.

Driver Dave recommends a book called “Why We Sleep?” by Matthew Matthew Walker.

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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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