BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's Republican Party leaders are urging state lawmakers to reject a gas tax hike ahead of Wednesday's scheduled vote on the measure and have chastised GOP legislators who voted for the proposal.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Republicans and the American Trucking Association are calling on Rhode Island leaders to repeal a law passed last year that allows the state to install highway tolls on big-rig trucks.
President Donald Trump’s recently released budget for the 2018 fiscal year includes a $200 billion infusion into transportation projects over the next 10 years with the goal of spurring a total $1 trillion in overall infrastructure spending achieved through the new federal funding and incentives to leverage private sector investment.
ARLINGTON, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 2.5 percent in April, following a 1.1 percent decline during March.
U.S. diesel prices were a mixed bag Monday, with the on-highway average dropping 5 tenths of a cent to $2.539 a gallon. Five of the Energy Information Administration’s 10 reporting regions dropped slightly from last week and four went up slightly, while one stayed the same.
PHOENIX — Scott Manthey, senior vice president of safety and compliance for Interstate Distributor Co. of Tacoma, Washington, has been presented the Truckload Carriers Association’s 2017 Clare C. Casey Safety Professional of the Year Award.