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Government, Business, Technology, Safety

I-10 Coalition Applies for Federal Grant to Ease Truck Parking

Truck on Interstate 10 in Arizona Truck on Interstate 10 in Arizona. (Arizona Department of Transportation)

A group of transportation departments representing southwestern states has applied for a federal grant to develop a system that informs truck drivers of parking availability along Interstate 10. The transportation departments of Texas, Arizona, California and New Mexico, which together make up the I-10 Corridor Coalition, applied for the grant June 18.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 27, 2018
Business, Safety

New Jersey State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners and scenes from the 2018 New Jersey Truck Driving Championships June 22-23 in Iselin, N.J. (Eugene Mulero/ Transport Topics)

June 27, 2018
Business, Safety

Carlose London Leads Contingent of Jersey Boys Bound for Ohio and NTDC

New Jersey Grand Champion Carlose London and his son, Jaylen New Jersey Grand Champion Carlose London (left) and his son, Jaylen. (Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics)

ISELIN, N.J. — No train, no gain. That’s the London family mantra captured in four short words.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 27, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

VW Mobility Chief Ole Harms Says Self-Driving Cars Core to Plan

MOIA GmbH

Volkswagen AG’s fledgling Moia mobility unit is betting on the rise of self-driving cars to deliver on its plan to catch up with ride-hailing leaders such as Uber Technologies Inc. without burning through piles of cash.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
June 26, 2018
Business, Safety

Alaska Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners and scenes from the 2018 Alaska Truck Driving Championships May 18-19 in Anchorage. (Lupine Photography)

Transport Topics
June 25, 2018
Business, Safety

Iowa Truck Driving Championships

Enjoy this video montage of events surrounding the 2018 Iowa Truck Driving Championships, created by Red Noise 6 and provided by the Iowa Motor Truck Association.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

ASCE Gives Kansas C on Infrastructure Report Card

Kansas Bridge The Rainbow Curve Bridge in Kansas. (Getty Images)

Kansas’ infrastructure has improved slightly, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ most recent report card.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 22, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

International Makes Bendix Air Disc Brakes Standard on Severe-Service Trucks

Bendix ABD22 Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

International Truck announced the standard availability of air disc brakes for the International HV Series and HX Series models used in severe service.

Transport Topics
June 22, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

HOS Flexibility Provided Under House Bill

A truck hauling cattle Cattle Haulers of America via YouTube

Legislation that would provide hours-of-service flexibility for certain truckers as a way to promote highway safety and boost the economy was introduced June 21 by a bipartisan group of U.S. House lawmakers.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 21, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Goodyear Launches New Steer Tire for Longhaul Operations

Goodyear Endurance LHD tire The Endurance LHD drive tire (shown) will get a companion Endurance LHS steer tire for longhaul applications. (The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.)

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. introduced its Endurance LHS steer tire for longhaul applications, which complements its Endurance LHD drive tire.

Transport Topics
June 21, 2018

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