Sunday, April 22, 2018
The Nation
Planners: Truck traffic jams Long Island roads

Planners: Truck traffic jams Long Island roads

NEW YORK — Officials say about 20,000 trucks now rumble along the often-jammed Long Island Expressway each day. That's one in nine vehicles.

Driver in Ohio fatal says truck sped up by itself

Driver in Ohio fatal says truck sped up by itself

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The driver of a tractor-trailer that hit a bus carrying residents of a special needs center in Ohio, killing four, told investigators the truck began speeding up by itself before the accident.

Winter storm continues to head east impacting travel

Winter storm continues to head east impacting travel

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A thick band of heavy snow, freezing rain and cold temperatures was spreading across southeastern states early Saturday, promising a messy weekend of slick roads, power outages and prime sledding for kids out of school.

Study: texting ban hasn't resulted in fewer accidents

Study: texting ban hasn't resulted in fewer accidents

WASHINGTON — A new study from the insurance industry finds that state laws banning wireless calling or texting while driving have not resulted in fewer vehicle crashes.

IdleAire pulls the plug on operations

IdleAire pulls the plug on operations

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — IdleAire — a company praised as offering a green technology option to long-haul truck drivers — has closed its doors.

Trucking’s first Health Awareness Walk to be held at MATS

Trucking’s first Health Awareness Walk to be held at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Health Awareness Walk is the first of its kind fitness event to be held in the trucking industry and there’s no better place to kick it off than at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

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