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Transport jobs up in September, down across all industries first time since 2010

Despite the first monthly job loss across all industries in seven years because of devastating hurricanes, transportation jobs overall scored an eighth consecutive month of job gains in September. The […]

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Four Gulf Coast states prepare for Tropical Storm Nate

Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida panhandle are preparing for another potential hurricane this weekend as Tropical Storm Nate is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 storm and reach […]

News, Tolls

Maryland governor proposes privatization, tolls to widen highways

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the administration’s plans to add lanes to three key transportation routes. Privatization deals would be tapped to get the work done. Specifically, plans detailed […]

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DAT Solutions: Spot rates on MembersEdge streak higher

The week ending Sept. 30 marks the end of a quarter, when shippers are pushing to move freight out the door before closing their financial statements. Combine that with 3.2 […]

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July marks another all-time high for miles traveled in the U.S.

It’s a stat that has been growing ever since fuel prices began dropping in 2015 and reaching record lows in 2016: miles traveled in the U.S. According to the Federal […]

Federal, News

Full text of Sen. Booker’s sleep apnea bill released

The full text to a bill introduced by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., that would force the U.S. Department of Transportation to push through a final rule to require testing of […]

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Trucking still leads in surging transport of cross-border freight

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics reports that in July trucks moved more than 63 percent of NAFTA freight – with trains, planes, ships and pipelines picking […]

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Trucks remain exempt from autonomous vehicle bill passed by Senate committee

Self-driving cars are another step closer to becoming a reality after the Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has moved S.1885, or the AV START Act, to the Senate […]

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Pennsylvania bill would limit use of license plate readers

Work continues this fall at the Pennsylvania statehouse. One House bill introduced in recent weeks would implement restrictions on the state’s use of automated license plate readers. The practice of […]

Crime & Courts, News

Louisiana authorities seek information in attempted truck stop robbery

Authorities in Louisiana are searching for a person who attempted to rob a truck stop last month. The Caddo Sheriff’s Office posted a news release on Wednesday to ask the […]