weigh stations

Government, Business

Infrastructure Funding: Can Automated Weigh Station Screening Be a Revenue Source?

Andrew Martin, a senior research scientist at the University of Kentucky’s Transportation Center. Andrew Martin, a senior research scientist at the University of Kentucky’s Transportation Center. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — Automated weigh station technology can generate money for state transportation and law enforcement agencies, according to Andrew Martin, a senior research scientist at the University of Kentucky’s Transportation Center.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Industry Clamors for Public Lands, Multiuse Weigh Stations for Truck Parking

truck parking rights of way Todd Lappin/Flickr

Using public lands along highway rights of way and optimizing weigh stations were common suggestions from stakeholders during listening sessions about truck parking hosted by federal transportation officials.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 11, 2017
Business

Maine Troopers Keep State Weigh Stations Flowing Freely

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They trundle down the off-ramp from Interstate 95 by the hundreds, a long parade of hissing air brakes and roaring turbocharged diesel engines.

Matt Byrne | Portland (Maine) Press Herald
January 3, 2017
Government, Business

Arkansas Joins Virtual Weigh Station Revolution

Arkansas is becoming the latest state to join the virtual weigh station revolution. The state’s Highway and Transportation Department announced April 5 that it has a contract with a local firm to install a weigh-in-motion scale under Route 64 near Alma.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
April 5, 2016