Thursday, April 26, 2018
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ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls in March, but up over one year ago

ATA Truck Tonnage Index falls in March, but up over one year ago

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 1.1 percent in March after easing downward by 0.8 percent in February.

Maryland governor calls for new highway contract

Maryland governor calls for new highway contract

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Larry Hogan directed state transportation officials on Friday to seek a new contract for a multimillion highway expansion after a news report raised questions about ties between Maryland's transportation secretary and the winning bidder.

Mississippi OKs $25 million in bonds for bridge improvements

Mississippi OKs $25 million in bonds for bridge improvements

JACKSON, Miss. — Top Mississippi officials have approved the state's borrowing $25 million to help repair or replace dangerous bridges.

Driver charged in smuggling case where 10 died sentenced to life

Driver charged in smuggling case where 10 died sentenced to life

SAN ANTONIO — The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year was sentenced April 20 to life in prison.

Average price of gallon of diesel increases 2.9 cents

Average price of gallon of diesel increases 2.9 cents

WASHINGTON — In a trend that’s not likely to end soon, the average on-highway price of a gallon of diesel increased 2.9 cents to $3.133 for the week ending April 23, according to the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy.

OOIDA, other stakeholders send letter opposing granting younger drivers CDLs

OOIDA, other stakeholders send letter opposing granting younger drivers CDLs

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has signed a letter along with other industry stakeholders in opposition to proposals to lower the age requirement for obtaining an interstate CDL.

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