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Louisiana State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners from the 2018 Louisiana Truck Driving Championships on March 23-24 in Baton Rouge, La.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Jacobs Launches Less Complex Engine Brake

Jacobs Vehicle Systems announced its 1.5 Stroke HPD, a new variation of the innovative high power density engine brake that the company introduced on a demonstration truck in 2016.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Logistics

Meritor Tire Inflation System Available on Vanguard, CIMC Trailers

Meritor Inc. John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Meritor Inc. announced its tire inflation system with ThermALERT is a standard/preferred option on Vanguard dry van and CIMC refrigerated trailers.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

FedEx Express Driver Mark Brundage Takes Home Top Prize in Virginia Championships

Virginia is for lovers, and Mark Brundage loves the 4-axle. Finishing first in the class, Brundage earned the best-in-show trophy at the state’s annual truck driving championships.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 18, 2018
Business, Safety

Arizona State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners from the 2018 Arizona Truck Driving Championships on April 14 in Tempe, Ariz., at Diablo Stadium.

Transport Topics
May 18, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Industry Leaders Lament Infrastructure Delays at Roundtable

Minnesota roadwork Roadwork in Minnesota by bobex_pics/Flickr

WASHINGTON — If the prevailing wisdom seems to be in favor of getting on with repairing old and building new U.S. infrastructure, why does the nation seem to be in a state of inertia in getting the job done?

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Municipalities Tasked With Climate-Resilient Infrastructure, FEMA Says

Superstorm Sandy A man walks through floodwaters in Hoboken, N.J., on Oct. 30, 2012, after Superstorm Sandy. (Emile Wamsteker/Bloomberg)

WASHINGTON — Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long said although the agency takes into account rising seas when preparing for disasters, advancing resilient infrastructure projects begins at municipalities.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Lawmakers Stress Highway Funding, but an Infrastructure Bill Remains Months Away

Sam Graves Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) addresses the Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors meeting May 16. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — An infrastructure package will probably take a back seat to bills relating to the Federal Aviation Administration, farming and water resources, which will continue to dominate Congress’ attention in the coming months, according to Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.).

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

Australian Ambassador Tells Lawmakers to Consider Infrastructure Privatization

Hockey Hockey via Bipartisan Policy Center

WASHINGTON — With many American policymakers struggling to identify a long-term path for funding their big-ticket infrastructure projects, Australia’s ambassador to the United States has proposed a rather simple approach: privatize the projects.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Safety

TMC Conference to Focus on Cybersecurity, Truck Diagnostics

Truck repair technology Getty Images

As companies become more interconnected, executives need to have a broader understanding of their entire firm and the way divisions — once thought of as separate and distinct — interact with each other.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
May 16, 2018

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