Legislation pertaining to self-driving vehicles would need to prioritize safety, and promote innovation, senators crafting the measure announced ahead of a hearing on the matter.
The amount of time it took the average truck driver to do business at the two largest North America ports rose six minutes year-over-year in May due to backups at Total Terminals International, according to data from the Harbor Trucking Association.
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Trailer maker Great Dane has relocated its Atlanta facility to a site that boasts an expanded parts showroom and more generous stock yard, according to a company release.
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AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. — Business strategist Marcus Sheridan told transportation industry professionals at a sales and marketing conference here that posting to their websites details about their competition could help drive new business, and he pointed to his history as a self-described “pool guy” to make the case.
The death of the push to raise Louisiana's gasoline tax not only ended the issue for 2017.
The endorsement by more than 250 members of the House to ensure colleagues on the tax policy panel adopt a sustainable funding source for a federal highway account drew praise from one of the country’s largest construction groups.
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A Canadian investor has purchased a large Dallas distribution complex plus additional land next door.
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Uber Technologies Inc. CEO Travis Kalanick told staff he plans to take a leave of absence, without disclosing a return date. The company will strip him of some duties and appoint an independent chair to limit his influence after a slew of scandals, according to an advance copy of a report prepared for the board.
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Roadrunner Freight President Grant Crawford is leaving his job running the less-than-truckload division of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc., the carrier announced June 12.
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As Jacksonville, Fla., faces a monumental decision about how to pay for one of the most expensive public works projects in city history, a retired CSX executive has emerged as an unlikely source of do-it-yourself research calling into question the bedrock assumptions the Jacksonville Port Authority uses to justify deepening the St. Johns River.
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The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s request for a rejection of a federal rule requiring electronic logging devices will not be heard by the Supreme Court, the court announced on June 12.
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Japanese ocean carriers Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. have announced an alliance, effective in 2018.
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The Northwest Seaport Alliance green-lighted a $52 million purchase of four Neopanamax gantry cranes to go to the Husky Terminal at the Port of Tacoma.
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While legislative leaders and New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu continue to try and resolve a two-year state budget, bipartisan consensus has been reached on making significant improvements to the state’s ailing infrastructure.
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In need of potential drivers, employers such as CRST International and Don Hummer Trucking supply Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with equipment and often send recruiters to the course’s later sessions in search of prospective employees.
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Penske Truck Leasing opened a new location in Windsor, Ontario, that is less than five minutes from the Ambassador Bridge to Detroit and offers full-service truck leasing, consumer and commercial truck rental and contract truck fleet maintenance services, the company said.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is accelerating construction on New York bridges and tunnels so the work is complete before Amtrak begins emergency repairs at Pennsylvania Station in July.
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Mentor, a Siemens business, has announced that Navistar Inc. is delivering “significantly improved service” to its customers using technology from the Capital software suite. Navistar’s commercial vehicles include both heavy trucks and buses.
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The Port of Anchorage is among the major infrastructure projects in need of federal assistance that Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) highlighted in a recent memo to the Trump administration.
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The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 4 cents to $2.524 a gallon, while crude oil prices remained below $47 a barrel.