ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday opened the door for a transportation funding package without a gasoline tax hike, a sign that Republican legislative leaders hoped would pave the way to finally approving new money for road and bridge repairs after years of failed efforts.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Holding a phone while driving in Washington state becomes illegal in 2019 once Gov. Jay Inslee signs a distracted driving measure passed by the Legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS — Republicans who control the Indiana Statehouse announced details of an agreement Thursday that would raise taxes on motorists in order to pay for improvements for crumbling infrastructure.
CHICAGO — A highway in suburban Chicago has become the second Midwest road construction project delayed temporarily because of concerns about possible harm to a bumblebee recently listed as an endangered species.
PHOENIX — The Arizona House has given initial approval to legislation banning texting or other cellphone use by drivers with only a learner's permit or during the first six months teenagers have a regular license — a major move after years of failed efforts to make even small steps to address distracted driving.
ARLINGTON, Va. — A majority of professional truck drivers are reporting increased exam costs following the implementation of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) rulemaking.