Government, Business

FHWA Announces Plan for Updated Truck Parking Survey

Trucks parked near San Diego Trucks parked at dawn by the side of a freeway near San Diego. (Getty Images)

The Federal Highway Administration has notified state transportation officials and private truck stop operators that it is drawing plans to update the 2014 nationwide “Jason’s Law” survey that assessed the availability of truck driver parking.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 26, 2018
Government, Business

DOT, Caltrans Aim to Bring Back Critical Trucking Survey

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For transportation planners, the Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey was the go-to source for trucking data every five years from 1967 to 2002 as a requirement of the Bureau of the Census. VIUS’ cancellation before the expected 2007 compilation was a major blow.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
April 6, 2016