Thursday, November 23, 2017
The Nation
Missouri funds from 2004 road measure don't pay debt service

Missouri funds from 2004 road measure don't pay debt service

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The revenue generated by a 2004 voter-approved initiative in Missouri to fund better highways and bridges has not been enough to cover the bond payments it authorized for hundreds of projects, putting the state in a more precarious position for future transportation funding.

CVSA’s Brake Safety Day: 14% of those inspected placed OOS for brake violations

CVSA’s Brake Safety Day: 14% of those inspected placed OOS for brake violations

GREENBELT, Md. — Brake violations continue to be cause for concern for enforcement personnel who routinely inspect commercial trucks and buses for violations.

FMCSA Deputy Administrator Daphne Jefferson named Influential Woman in Trucking

FMCSA Deputy Administrator Daphne Jefferson named Influential Woman in Trucking

PLOVER, Wis. — Freightliner Trucks and the Women In Trucking Association (WIT) presented the seventh annual Influential Woman in Trucking award to Daphne Jefferson, deputy administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Michigan State Police to initiate 1-year oral fluid drug testing pilot on Nov. 8

Michigan State Police to initiate 1-year oral fluid drug testing pilot on Nov. 8

HOUGHTON LAKE, Mich. — The Michigan State Police, in an effort to combat the dangers of drugged driving, on November 8 will initiate a one-year oral fluid drug testing pilot program in five Michigan counties.

Arizona governor wants private businesses at rest areas; NATSO says no

Arizona governor wants private businesses at rest areas; NATSO says no

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants the federal government to allow Arizona to partner with private businesses to build new facilities at highway rest areas, a move that could lead to new gas stations and fast-food restaurants at lonely roadside stops.

States push to keep highway inner lanes clear for passing

States push to keep highway inner lanes clear for passing

ST. LOUIS — From stricter laws to public service campaigns and pleading electronic road signs, states have a message for the drivers clogging the inside lanes of the nation's highways: Get the heck out of the way!

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