Arizona

Business, Safety

Ina Daly Back to Defend Arizona Truck Driving Championships Title

Ina Daly, last year's Grand Champion, will be back to defend her title. (Arizona Trucking Association)

The Arizona Trucking Association is gearing up for a scorcher of a competition this year at its state truck driving championships April 13 in Tempe. This year, 177 competitors will vie for the Grand Champion title.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
April 8, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Arizona DOT Sells Land to Fund I-10 Widening

I-10 Widening I-10 heading west. (Denver Gingerich/Flickr)

The Arizona Department of Transportation recently completed the largest sale of excess property in the agency’s history to help fund an interstate widening project.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2018
Government, Business

Arizona DOT Prepares for Future Interstate 11

Motorists head northbound toward Las Vegas on U.S. Highway 93, near Kingman, Ariz. Motorists head northbound toward Las Vegas on U.S. Highway 93, near Kingman, Ariz. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

The Arizona Department of Transportation is widening U.S. Route 93, identified as an important artery along the future Interstate 11 corridor that will run through the state and into neighboring Nevada.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 12, 2018
Government, Safety

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Signs Law for Fee to Stabilize Highway Patrol Funding

Arizona highway Highway near Kingman, Ariz., by Julie Jacobson/AP

Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law April 25 that would allow the director of the Arizona Department of Transportation to levy another fee on vehicles.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 27, 2018
Government, Technology

Arizona Installs Drivewyze System to Eliminate Weigh Station Waste

Driver Uses Drivewyze via smartphone TruckerPR/Flickr

The Arizona Department of Transportation installed automatic verification systems to save time and costs for the more than 9 million trucks that pass through its weigh stations each year.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 7, 2017