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S.C. governor signs law to slow down work zone traffic

S.C. governor signs law to slow down work zone traffic

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Henry McMaster ceremoniously signing a law that aims to slow down drivers in highway construction zones to protect workers.

Class 8 truck sales surge 16.5 percent in May

Class 8 truck sales surge 16.5 percent in May

Sales of Class 8 trucks in May continued the up-down pattern established in the first five months of 2017, surging 16.5 percent over April, a month in which when sales were down 6.5 percent from March, according to data provided by WardsAuto.

Labor interests target portions of NAFTA that they say steal U.S. jobs, hurt safety

Labor interests target portions of NAFTA that they say steal U.S. jobs, hurt safety

WASHINGTON — In comments filed Monday, transportation labor laid out a vision for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) “that puts America’s working families first by growing the U.S. economy, protecting American jobs and prioritizing the safety of our cross-border transportation system.”

Ohio State University, Dublin, Ohio, partner to bring self-driving research to Smart Mobility Corridor

Ohio State University, Dublin, Ohio, partner to bring self-driving research to Smart Mobility Corridor

Ohio State University (OSU) and the city of Dublin, Ohio, have formed a partnership to bring connected and self-driving vehicle research to Ohio’s Smart Mobility Corridor.

Bipartisan representatives urge long-term funding for Highway Trust Fund

Bipartisan representatives urge long-term funding for Highway Trust Fund

In a bipartisan letter to the House Ways and Means Committee on Monday, lawmakers — including 119 Republicans — urged the panel to come up with a long-term funding solution for the Highway Trust Fund when they pursue a major overhaul of the tax code.

Diesel prices take a 4-cent-per-gallon nose dive to $2.524

Diesel prices take a 4-cent-per-gallon nose dive to $2.524

National average on-highway diesel prices took a 4-cent nose dive Monday, ringing up at $2.524 compared with $2.564 last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy reported.

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