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Government, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Roadcheck Focuses on Fatigued Truck Drivers

John Sommers II for TT

BRANDON, Iowa — Officer Chris Wicklund with the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Motor Vehicle Enforcement Agency peered into the red Kenworth’s engine, slid under the semitrailer on a mechanic’s creeper and checked the driver’s log book.

Mitchell Schmidt | The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
June 7, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Safety, Insurance Costs Cited in Study as Reasons to Consider Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous cab (Ohio Department of Transportation)

As autonomous vehicles become more commonplace on our highways and roads, drivers of both trucks and passenger cars are likely to become more accepting of the technology, a survey of U.S. consumers by the market research firm J.D. Power found.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 6, 2018
Government, Safety

INFRA Grants Address Congestion, Corridor Expansion

Fischer Fischer by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Bloomberg

The most recent spate of Infrastructure For Rebuilding America grants will support some major mobility and capacity projects throughout the country.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

White House Reduces Trucking Rules, but Doesn't Ease Enforcement, Attorneys Say

ELD enforcement Sgt. Steve Vilbert of the Virginia State Police inspects a truck on Interstate 95 for electronic logging device compliance. (Eric Miller/Transport Topics)

INDIANAPOLIS ­­— The deregulatory nature of the Trump administration threatens delay or elimination of several Obama-era trucking-related regulations, but those that remain on the books will continue to be aggressively enforced, panelists said at a law seminar here.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 6, 2018
Business, Safety

FedEx Freight’s Cirrincione Dominates in Lone Star State

The top trucker out of the Lone Star state this year is Michael Cirrincione of FedEx Freight.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2018
Government, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

TRIP Report Shows Georgia’s Infrastructure Funding Will Need Boost Despite Transportation Bill

Interstates 75 and 85 in Atlanta Interstates 75 and 85 in Atlanta. (Sean Pavone/Getty Images)

Although Georgia’s most recent transportation funding bill has generated enough to finance some major future projects, it will not be able to keep pace with the state’s growing infrastructure and capacity needs, according to a recent report from The Road Information Program.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Senate Funding Bill Tasks DOT With Reviewing Ag Haulers’ ELD Concerns

Horse hauler TT File Photo

Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) indicated he may propose a provision aimed at assisting livestock haulers struggling with electronic logging device requirements when the Appropriations Committee considers a fiscal 2019 transportation funding bill June 7.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

ATA’s Chris Spear Cautions Against Further ELD Exemptions

Chris Spear; Cathy Gautreaux; James Gattoni, Robert Fatovic, Gregory Feary Chris Spear (left), Cathy Gautreaux, James Gattoni, Robert Fatovic and Gregory Feary. (Eric Miller/Transport Topics)

INDIANAPOLIS — The head of American Trucking Associations warned during a legal seminar here that further exemptions from Congress to electronic logging requirements for agricultural haulers could threaten safety on the nation’s roads.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 5, 2018
Business, Safety

Wisconsin State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners and scenes from the 2018 Wisconsin Truck Driving Championships May 18-19 in Appleton, Wis. (Photos courtesy of the Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association)

Transport Topics
June 4, 2018
Business, Safety

Tennessee State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners from the 2018 Tennessee Truck Driving Championships April 27-28 in Antioch, Tenn. (Photos courtesy of the Tennessee Trucking Association)

Transport Topics
June 4, 2018

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