TD169: COVID Exemption Wrecks, New Engines, Wacky HOS Exemption Requests, & More

Podcast Show Notes

In today’s show, we discuss new engines, a new driving skills test, autonomous boo-boos, COVID exemption wrecks, electric vehicle rebates, lots of reminders on lots of different things, and some wacky HOS exemption requests. Oh, and you may want to get your shot glass out of the cupboard.

This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by:

  • Porter Freight Funding – So many services to offer, including Factoring, Dispatching, Freight Brokering, Fuel Cards, Insurance, and Compliance. Call 205-397-0934 to learn more.

Introduction Links:

What’s happening with AB5? The OOIDA Foundation explains (Video) from LandLine.media

News Links:

The toughest states for brakes violations: 2022 update to get prepped for Brake Safety Week blitz from OverdriveOnline.com

Colorado chain law goes into effect soon — here’s what you need to know to avoid a big fine from CDLLife.com

New Pennsylvania law authorizes apportioned registrations, vehicle snow and ice removal from LandLine.media

Truck drivers in Maryland must pass ‘modernized’ CDL skills test starting next weekfrom CDLLife.com

International Truck Launches Updated Powertrain from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)

Paccar to Offer Cummins X15 Natural Gas Engine from ttnews.com (Transport Topics)

Congress approves incentive boost for EV truck purchases from FreightWaves.com

FMCSA, NHTSA looking into autonomous truck crash from OverdriveOnline.com

FMCSA reports two crashes under emergency declaration since March 2020 from LandLine.media

Another driver requests HOS exemption from OverdriveOnline.com

New Love’s adds 84 truck parking spaces in Minnesota from OverdriveOnline.com

Love’s pulls plug on controversial I-90 truck stop in Montana from FreightWaves.com

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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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