Apr 29, 2021
LLN (4/28/21) – How do you like it when your truck hits the brakes, even when you didn’t tell it to? Congress is likely to add a requirement for automatic emergency braking systems to the upcoming highway bill – despite the lack of evidence that are effective or improve safety. Also, the container ship that was blocking up the Suez Canal may be free, but it’s still not moving. We’ll find out why the Ever Given is a great example of what’s down the road for carriers, and break down the latest freight trends on the spot market. And states are increasingly taking up trucking issues, including increases in the allowed size and weight of rigs on the road.
0:00 – Newscast.
10:15 – Ever Given – a look at the future? Also, freight and rates.
25:08 – States issues, size and weight.
39:59 – Automatic emergency brakes and other possible mandates.