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Feb 17, 2024

Doug Smith is often the voice of reason on the Advisory Committee on Underride Protections. He talks about how it’s going and if there’s a compromise ahead. Also, getting a ticket can be stressful, but fighting that ticket and being required to appear in court can make things even more difficult. And truckers often are known for stopping to help others in need. But sometimes, it’s the trucker who is the person in need. We’ll talk with two Iowa DOT workers who stepped up to help.

0:00 – Newscast 

10:00 – Trucker on underride committee faces uphill battle

24:52– The challenge of appearing in court far from home

39:54 – Two Iowa DOT workers step up to help trucker in need