Owner Operator Land Weekly Trucking News Digest #60

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Written by Owner Operator Team

New truck stops in Illinois, Georgia, and Arkansas

On November 19 Love’s Travel Stops opened three new truck stops and stores. That means additional 283 truck parking spaces in Illinois, Georgia, and Arkansas. You can find out the addresses of these truck stops here.

How to choose a truck dash cam?

It’s hard to imagine a commercial truck without a dashcam. It helps to Present supporting evidence for road accidents, motivate and reward safe driving, etc. What types of truck dash cams exist and which one to choose, you can read here.

Is COVID-19 covered as a workplace injury?

This question worries many. And here, everything is ambiguous. That’s why Overdriveonline decided to ask this question to Brad Klepper, president of Interstate Trucker, a law firm dedicated to defending drivers. Read his answer here.

New International HX Series Truck 

International announced the next-generation of its HX Series trucks for severe-service fleets. The new HX Series is available in both a set-forward axle HX520 and a set-back axle HX620. Both vehicles are now available for order, and deliveries will start early next year. Learn more about these trucks here.

CVSA Driver Excellence Award

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is now accepting nominations for the 2021 International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA). Do you have at least 25 cumulative years of crash-free driving in a commercial motor vehicle with a clean driving record for the past three years? Do you want to get $2,500 and a crystal trophy? So don’t waste your time and fill up the 2021 IDEA nomination form here. The deadline is December 11, 2020.