Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Chamber expects Calderon to address Mexico truck issue during Wednesday speech

Chamber expects Calderon to address Mexico truck issue during Wednesday speech

WASHINGTON — Officials at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Monday they expected Mexican President Felipe Calderón would address the Mexico truck issue when he speaks to the organization Wednesday.

Diesel falls first time since March 29, to $3.094

Diesel falls first time since March 29, to $3.094

WASHINGTON — The weekly retail on-highway diesel price fell 3.3 cents to $3.094 per gallon today after six weeks of steady increases, according to the Energy Information Administration.

Ruan driver named Highway Angel

Ruan driver named Highway Angel

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Shawn Hubbard, a professional truck driver for Ruan Transport Corporation of Des Moines, Iowa, has been named a Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Highway Angel for saving the life of a young man who was trapped inside a burning car.

Too many questions to pass Missouri text-messaging ban

Too many questions to pass Missouri text-messaging ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Texting while driving on Missouri roads will remain legal for most adults.

Teens learn dangers of texting while driving

Teens learn dangers of texting while driving

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Kamy Mayott has been told that texting while driving is dangerous. But the 15-year-old didn't know just how dangerous until she navigated a golf cart through an obstacle course while texting and took out a whole row of orange cones.

NTSB says trucker involved in crash that killed 11 was 447 miles into trip

NTSB says trucker involved in crash that killed 11 was 447 miles into trip

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board today issued an interim report on the fatal accident involving a big rig and a van filled with Mennonites traveling to a wedding in Ohio that said the trucker was 447 miles into a 690-mile trip from Lansing, Mich., to Cullman, Ala., when the accident occurred at 5:17 a.m. March 26 on Interstate 65 near Munfordville, Ky.

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