COLUMBUS, Ohio — A broad snowstorm pushed eastward early Friday ahead of a powerful cold front, complicating the morning rush and closing schools a day after contributing to a crash in Ohio that killed four people in a van carrying disabled adults.
The days of job hopping for many may be over, and not only because of what you may be thinking — less freight — but in addition, drivers are going through some rigorous testing to determine if they are fit enough to do the job.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) encouraged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to focus on driver behavior as a top safety priority in its 2010-2015 Strategic Plan. Most of ATA’s recommendations are part of the progressive safety agenda it adopted in 2008.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 have been shut down in western Oklahoma City because of an accident and officials predict "significant congestion" through rush hour.
ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York State Motor Truck Association and the Farm Bureau of New York were among the trucking, agri and small business groups Wednesday protesting New York Gov. David Paterson’s proposal to keep commercial trucks off rural highways in parts of central and southern New York state.
WASHINGTON — The number of people claiming unemployment benefits for the first time barely rose last week, after two weeks of sharp drops, further evidence that layoffs are easing.