Podcast Show Notes
TD173: New Electric Truck Tech, FMCSA ELD Commenting Period, Autonomous Truck Studies, Training Exemptions Pursued, & More
In today’s show we’ve got lots of info on electric stuff, including Kenworth’s new electric truck, new battery technology, and whether our power grid can handle it. We’ll also get an update on the AB5 mess in California, the FMCSA is looking for your comments on ELDs, a new bill for driver training exemptions, a new autonomous truck study focused on drivers and new autonomous business partnerships, toll-reversals, new speed cameras, a hazmat endorsement exemption, and what do you know, we’ve finally got a new FMCSA administrator!
In the listener feedback segment, we’ve got a couple of new Trucker Dump Slack members, and some new guy calling himself Trucker Smack sends an audio comment with his thoughts on not having HOS rules. I’ll also share yet another bad podcast review!
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 205-576-8257 to learn more.
Steering issue prompts recall of Western Star trucks from OverdriveOnline.com
TSA grants renewal exemption for truckers with hazmat endorsement from LandLine.media
FMCSA to accept public comments from truck drivers on ELDs from CDLLife.com
Public comments accepted until November 15, 2022
FMCSA to recruit truck drivers for autonomous vehicle study from FreightWaves.com
All-electric Kenworth T680E delivers a smooth, powerful ride from OverdriveOnline.com
California’s power crisis poses a serious question for the future of EVs from OverdriveOnline.com
Daimler Truck boosts electric truck range with new battery chemistry from FreightWaves.com
California doesn’t want OOIDA allowed into next steps in CTA’s AB5 lawsuit from FreightWaves.com
OOIDA permitted to intervene in renewed AB5 legal battle in California from FreightWaves.com
Colorado proposal would revise state’s speed camera rule from LandLine.media
Senate confirms Robin Hutcheson as FMCSA administrator from LandLine.media
Listener Feedback Links:
The First 6 Months Of Trucking – Part 1 from AboutTruckDriving.com
The First 6 Months Of Trucking – Part 2 from AboutTruckDriving.com
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