Nov 25, 2021
LLN (11/24/21) – It’s a holiday week, and freight is flying out the door. Stephen Petit of DAT joins us to talk about how that’s affecting demand for trucks and spot rates. Then he breaks down the latest numbers and trends on the spot market. Also, the U.S. DOT is preparing to issue up to $1 billion in grants for various infrastructure projects, while the 3G sunset is approaching. And staged accidents continue to be a problem that plague the trucking industry. Mike Matousek, OOIDA director of state legislative affairs, stops by to talk about what’s being done to cut down the criminals who are trying to make an easy buck at the expense of truckers.
0:00 – Newscast.
9:59 – Infrastructure grants.
24:48 – Holiday freight takes flight.
39:41 – Staged accidents.