Sunday, January 21, 2018
The Nation
Amtrak didn't wait for system that could've prevented wreck

Amtrak didn't wait for system that could've prevented wreck

The rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost: none of the critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was active before the train set off on its maiden voyage.

Study shows 2nd bridge needed between Cincinnati, Kentucky

Study shows 2nd bridge needed between Cincinnati, Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A new study says a second bridge is needed to help ease traffic congestion over the Ohio River between northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.

Gregg Softy of Stevens Transport awarded Kenworth T680 Advantage as Top Military Veteran Rookie Driver

Gregg Softy of Stevens Transport awarded Kenworth T680 Advantage as Top Military Veteran Rookie Driver

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A highly decorated retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel was awarded the “Transition Trucking: Driving for Excellence” honor at a ceremony held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Xpress designated as a top military employer by Victory Media

U.S. Xpress designated as a top military employer by Victory Media

CHATTANOGA, Tenn. — U.S. Xpress, one of the country’s largest truckload carriers, has been designated as a Top Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouses magazines.

Almost 60,000 warnings, citations issued during Operation Safe Driver Week

Almost 60,000 warnings, citations issued during Operation Safe Driver Week

GREENBELT, Md. — A total of 59,193 warnings and citations were given to commercial vehicle drivers and passenger vehicle drivers during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week October 15-21.

New wrong-way signs slated for some Las Vegas interchanges

New wrong-way signs slated for some Las Vegas interchanges

LAS VEGAS — Signs activated by radar and equipped with red flashing lights to warn drivers going the wrong direction are slated to be installed at some highway exit ramps in Las Vegas.

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