NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two-thirds of carriers are experiencing a return of the driver shortage — and most are taking action now, according to the latest Business Expectation Survey by Transport Capital Partners LLC.
BOSTON — All Massachusetts motorists, including police, would be barred from texting while driving and older drivers would undergo vision tests every five years under a bill released by a special legislative committee Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Daily driving time under a new Hours of Service rule should be reduced by 27 percent, a document filed by a group of safety advocates reveals.
WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday it had determined that last year’s fatal tour bus accident near Dolan Springs, Ariz., was a result of the driver being distracted by his manipulation of the driver’s side door as he was traveling about 70 mph on a divided highway and might have been avoided if the bus had been equipped with now available safety technology.
PHOENIX — To aid summer travel, the Arizona Department of Transportation will reopen five of the state’s highway rest areas by the end of July, helping to expand the opportunities for travelers to make rest stops along some of the busiest routes in Arizona.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Democratic state lawmakers from western North Dakota are appealing to Republican Gov. John Hoeven to call a special session of the Legislature.