Sunday, April 22, 2018
The Nation
Man to Man campaign: time to stop demand for sex trafficking

Man to Man campaign: time to stop demand for sex trafficking

Researchers say only about 5 percent of men pay for sex, so it’s time for the other 95 percent to stand up and say, “this is not who we are” and let the 5 percent know it’s time to put an end to sex trafficking because if there were no demand, it wouldn’t exist.

Older diesel trucks, buses based in California could be blocked from registering vehicles

Older diesel trucks, buses based in California could be blocked from registering vehicles

Operators of trucks and buses based in California will be unable to register their vehicles at the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles beginning in 2020 if they don’t meet truck and bus regulations for cleaner air, according to the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

Panel supports bill to combat distracted driving in Georgia

Panel supports bill to combat distracted driving in Georgia

ATLANTA — With Georgia having experienced a spike in both fatal crashes and auto insurance premiums, legislators advanced a proposal to make it illegal to hold a cellphone while driving.

Transportation safety rules sidelined under Trump

Transportation safety rules sidelined under Trump

WASHINGTON — On a clear, dry June evening in 2015, cars and trucks rolled slowly in a herky-jerky backup ahead of an Interstate 75 construction zone in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Barreling toward them: an 18-ton tractor-trailer going about 80 mph

State DOTs urge Congress to move funding via highway, transit formulas

State DOTs urge Congress to move funding via highway, transit formulas

WASHINGTON — ?The organization representing all state departments of transportation has called on Congress to route new infrastructure appropriations through existing formula-based federal highway and transit programs and warned against allocating it through discretionary grants.

What women want: home time, good pay and training, flexible scheduling

What women want: home time, good pay and training, flexible scheduling

Although women make up around 50 percent of the population, they make up only 6 percent of truck drivers — 5 percent if we’re talking owner-operators says OOIDA — and far too few women hold board and management positions at trucking carriers and other trucking-related businesses.

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