May 27, 2021
LLN (5/6/21) – Truck parking continues to be a national crisis for the industry. But solutions are possible, and some are trying to do their part to be part of those solutions – among them, the National League of Cities. Also, the word of the week is: carrots. We’ll explain why it’s about to be a busy time for carrot shipments out of California. And recently, a prominent U.S. senator suggested trying to balance the highway trust fund on the backs of truckers. And the reaction was predictable. Now, OOIDA and the ATA have joined to urge the plan be dropped from consideration.
0:00 – Newscast.
10:15 – National League of Cities on truck parking.
25:05 – No stick, all carrot this week in freight.
39:56 – OOIDA, ATA united against truck-only VMT.