Feb 26, 2021
LLN (2/25/21) – The recent record cold in Texas may soon have a significant impact on your life – especially the price you pay for fuel. We’ll explain what’s happening, how it might affect you, and what you can do about it. Also, the Department of Labor is tweaking its definition of who or is not an independent contractor, and OOIDA says they need to ensure leased owner-operators can still operate as one. And Indiana is a step closer to allowing significantly heavier trucks on its roads, while Pennsylvania eyes a change to a rule that makes tow trucks haul disabled tractor-trailers to the nearest safe location.
0:00 – Newscast.
9:44 – Who is an independent contractor?
24:37 – Indiana truck weights; Pennsylvania towing.
39:59 – Record cold and fuel prices.