Thursday, January 18, 2018
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LaHood says DOT ending favoring motorized transportation over non-motorized

LaHood says DOT ending favoring motorized transportation over non-motorized

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has announced a “sea change,” but it has nothing to do with water.

Diesel price continues upward climb to $2.924

Diesel price continues upward climb to $2.924

WASHINGTON — The weekly retail on-highway diesel prices rose for the fourth consecutive week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Today’s average was up $0.020 per gallon, to $2.924 a gallon, which was up $0.907 from one year ago.

ATA seeks nominations for 2011-2012 Road Team

ATA seeks nominations for 2011-2012 Road Team

ARLINGTON, Va.— The American Trucking Associations today announced that it is seeking nominations for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2011-2012 America’s Road Team.

Key to when new Mexico truck program will be presented depends on definition of 'very near'

Key to when new Mexico truck program will be presented depends on definition of 'very near'

WASHINGTON — One year after Congress ripped the wheels off the cross border demonstration project citing primarily safety concerns, the United States and Mexico may or may not be close to coming up with a replacement program. It all depends on what your definition of “very near” is.

Wyoming  becomes 20th state to ban texting while driving

Wyoming becomes 20th state to ban texting while driving

WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood applauded Wyoming for becoming the 20th state to enact a statewide ban prohibiting drivers from texting while behind-the-wheel. The new ban will allow law enforcement officials to ticket anyone caught texting while driving in Wyoming.

Senate to hold cloture vote Monday on 9-month extension

Senate to hold cloture vote Monday on 9-month extension

A Senate vote is possible as early as next Wednesday on final passage of a nine-month extension of federal highway and transit authorization, according to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).

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