Factory Orders Rise in March

U.S. factory orders rose 1.3% in March, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

May 4, 2010
Business, Safety

DOT Sets Stepped-Up Enforcement on Distracted Driving

The Department of Transportation has kicked off a pilot program in New York and Connecticut to test whether concentrated law enforcement can make drivers put down their cell phones.

April 8, 2010
Business, Safety

DOT Proposes Rule to Ban Driver Texting

The Department of Transportation last week issued a proposed rule outlawing text messaging by commercial drivers, taking another step in its ongoing effort to eliminate the practice.

April 5, 2010

Factory Orders Rise for 10th Time in 11 Months

U.S. factory orders rose in February for the 10th time in 11 months, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.

March 31, 2010
Business, Safety

DOT Proposes Texting Ban Rule

The Department of Transportation released a proposed rule Wednesday that would ban texting by interstate commercial truck and bus drivers.

March 31, 2010
Government, Business, Safety

White House Approves Text-Ban Proposal

The White House Office of Management and Budget approved a proposed ban on texting by commercial drivers Monday, sending the regulation on to be published in the Federal Register.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
March 30, 2010

Philadelphia Factory Index Grows

Manufacturing levels in the Philadelphia expanded in March at the fastest pace so far this year, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia said Thursday.

March 18, 2010