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2017 year in review: A month-by-month look at trucking’s top stories
In addition to ELDs, President Donald Trump’s regulatory freeze in January, the permanent removal of the 34-hour restart regulations, the withdrawal of a potential sleep apnea rulemaking and more were some of the most-read stories of the year on Overdrive.
December 27, 2017
‘They better start listening to us’: Brian Babin reiterates need for executive order to delay ELDs
A talk with Congressman Brian Babin, who reiterates need for an ELD delay executive order from Trump if truckers are to get relief at this point from the mandate. More on yesterday’s media-outreach efforts from truckers — results.
December 5, 2017
POLL: What’s the most important aspect of tax reform?
What would you most like to see Congress achieve with tax reform? With House and Senate attempting to get a tax bill done before the end of the year, choose your most-preferred priority here to weigh in.
November 28, 2017
Roundup: A source of supposed DOT ‘bot attack’; The ‘fatbergs’ clogging the regs swamp
Source of supposed “bot” attack on regulatory reform comments identified. And transport attorney Henry Seaton’s talk at NASTC’s annual meeting identifies safety-rating, hours and other issues as principal fatbergs to clear in regs-reform efforts.
November 21, 2017
Round-up: Meme-ing the ELD mandate w/ Ind. enforcement, Hoosier toll plan floated with study
In which the state of Indiana conducts a study of the revenue-producing effect of tolling most every Hoosier interstate. And an enforcement rep shares a personal opinion on ELDs that will sound pretty familiar, among plentiful e-log memes …
November 9, 2017
FMCSA nominee faces first vote Wednesday; testimony reveals old DUIs
Martinez last week said he supports the agency’s ELD mandate, though he intends to speak with small business truckers about their concerns about its implementation.
November 6, 2017
Is this thing on?
“This administration desperately, desperately needs a check-mark in the ‘win’ column. If anyone out there is listening, here’s your chance. It’s ripe for the picking, along with the block of voters it represents. Respond to the truckers on the ELD mandate. They deserve at least that much.”
November 3, 2017
Obamacare open enrollment: Nov. 1-Dec. 15 for HealthCare.gov insurance exchange
A series of state-run health insurance exchanges, however, have announced extended periods, most through either January 15 or 31 with some differences.
October 25, 2017
Trucker charged for threatening to kill Trump
According to court documents, James Anthony Jackson repeatedly called and told Secret Service agents in Chicago and Detroit that he was going to kill the president.
October 25, 2017
After ATA-organized event, Trump is getting an #ELDorMe tweetstorm
The ELD or Me Facebook group is tweetstorming at the President following another appearance at an event organized in part by the ATA, with nary a mention of ELDs, hours of service and other top operator concerns. Also: A reminder from an operator to take special care with cigarette butts.
October 12, 2017
Trump: ‘We want lower taxes, bigger paychecks for America’s truckers’
“No one knows America better than America’s truckers,” Trump told the crowd. He pressed for lower tax rates for individuals and businesses and a simpler filing system and spoke gushingly about trucking. “Nothing gets done in America without the hard-working men and women in the trucking industry,” he said.
October 12, 2017
Trump to press for tax reform with backdrop of truckers
Though Trump’s plan has been criticized as overly beneficial to high-income earners, potentially at the expense of lower- and middle-class earners, one White House official told Yahoo! News Wednesday that “truckers will be the No. 1 beneficiaries of President Trump’s tax plan.”
October 11, 2017
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