Consistent with his climate initiatives, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that sets a target of 50% zero-emissions vehicle sales by 2030.
ELD oversight, a place for coercion complaints and a closer look at truck leasing are all part of the proposed Senate infrastructure bill.
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OOIDA is pleased the Senate’s infrastructure package doesn’t include an insurance increase. Now, OOIDA is focused on getting funding for truck parking added.
Most commercial trucks inspected in May during International Roadcheck passed with flying colors. Brakes sidelined the most violators.
A Pennsylvania bill would boost funding for roads now earmarked for state police operations. General funds eyed for covering revenue shift.
After mudslides in Glenwood Canyon shut down I-70 and caused major infrastructure damage, Gov. Polis has issued a state disaster declaration.
After being closed for nearly three months due to a major fracture, the I-40 bridge in Memphis is now fully reopen to traffic.
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The latest report from the EIA on Aug. 2 showed the national average is now $3.367, which is 2.5 cents higher than it was last week.
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Federal charges are dropped in a pot bust involving a Canadian trucker who was arrested with over a ton of marijuana in Detroit last month.
A proposal to toll the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in North Carolina got shot down after a metro planning organization rejected the idea.
New rules taking effect in multiple states are intended to result in more limited use of the left lane by motorists and truckers.
Ahead of schedule, eastbound lanes on the I-40 bridge between Arkansas and Tennessee in Memphis are open. Full reopening is expected by Friday.