Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Driver tells HOS hearing truckers need more flexibility with rest rules

Driver tells HOS hearing truckers need more flexibility with rest rules

IRVING, Texas — Representatives from affiliates and member companies of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and other trucking industry speakers told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today that the current Hours of Service (HOS) rules are working but need flexibility in the sleeper berth provision.

Speed cited in fatal crash of big rig, special needs bus

Speed cited in fatal crash of big rig, special needs bus

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Investigators say the driver of a tractor-trailer that hit a bus carrying residents of a special needs center in Ohio, killing four, was driving too fast during a snowstorm.

Projected Missouri transportation funding may be inaccurate

Projected Missouri transportation funding may be inaccurate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — An estimated gap in long-term funding made by Missouri's transportation department may not be accurate.

NFI provides transport of PolartecR fabric for Haitian relief effort

NFI provides transport of PolartecR fabric for Haitian relief effort

DEVENS, Mass. — A truckload of PolartecR fabric was delivered to Goodwill Industries in Miami this week as part of the relief effort for victims of the recent devastating earthquake in Haiti.

With elections near, Alabama lawmakers looking at road construction plan

With elections near, Alabama lawmakers looking at road construction plan

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Another election getting near. Another huge construction plan in the Alabama Legislature. Lawmakers whose seats are up for election this year are carrying on a political tradition by considering a proposal to spend $1 billion on roads and bridges.

Winter storm closes two major roadways in Arizona

Winter storm closes two major roadways in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Two major Arizona roadways remained closed Friday morning as a powerful winter storm took its toll, forcing evacuations, stranding hikers and prompting a search for a child swept away in flooding.

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