Thursday, November 23, 2017
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Safety coalition urges Congress to help cut highway deaths

Safety coalition urges Congress to help cut highway deaths

WASHINGTON — The State Highway Safety Alliance and the International Association of Chiefs of Police have joined forces to call for an aggressive plan to prevent hundreds of thousands of highway fatalities over the next 20 years through the upcoming surface transportation authorization bill.

Canadian trucking group says U.S. EOBR rule is step towards broader mandate

Canadian trucking group says U.S. EOBR rule is step towards broader mandate

OTTAWA — The Canadian Trucking Alliance said recently that “it seems abundantly clear that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) views its latest EOBR rule issued on April 2 as ‘an interim step and will inevitably move towards a much broader if not universal mandate for electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs).’”

DOT’s LaHood and Mexican counterpart discuss ‘mutual’ transportation interests

DOT’s LaHood and Mexican counterpart discuss ‘mutual’ transportation interests

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon, Mexico — Secretary of Communications and Transportation Juan Molinar Horcasitas and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood met Monday here to discuss the broad range of transportation issues of fundamental economic interest to both countries.

Diesel climbs second consecutive week, up $5.4 cents to $3.069

Diesel climbs second consecutive week, up $5.4 cents to $3.069

WASHINGTON — The weekly retail on-highway diesel price has risen 13 cents in just two weeks and is at its highest price since November 2008, according to the Energy Information Administration.

Natso urges Congress to extend biodiesel tax credit

Natso urges Congress to extend biodiesel tax credit

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — NATSO, the national association representing truck stops and travel plazas, along with industry partners, today urged Congressional Leaders to act quickly to reinstate the biodiesel tax credit with an effective date of Jan. 1, to ensure a healthy biodiesel market for producers and consumers.

Driver named Highway Angel after pulling woman from wrecked car

Driver named Highway Angel after pulling woman from wrecked car

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) honored Peter Pearce, a truck driver for Flying J Inc., of Ogden, Utah, as a Highway Angel for helping extract an accident victim from her overturned car.

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