Monday, April 23, 2018
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Weak economic data suggest recovery may be fizzling

Weak economic data suggest recovery may be fizzling

WASHINGTON — Fears that the economic recovery is fizzling grew Thursday after the government and private sector issued weak reports on a number of fronts.

L.A. panel approves trucking driving academy atop closed landfill

L.A. panel approves trucking driving academy atop closed landfill

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to proceed with plans to allow a truck-driving academy to be installed atop a portion of a now-closed landfill in Lopez Canyon.

3 states announce holiday safety program, motorist assistance

3 states announce holiday safety program, motorist assistance

Three states are using the Fourth of July weekend to announce motorist assistance and safety programs and to say they are beefing up patrols for the holiday.

Pilot Travel Centers, Flying J complete merger

Pilot Travel Centers, Flying J complete merger

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pilot Travel Centers LLC and Flying J Inc. announced Wednesday the completion of the merger of the two companies, creating an expanded network of more than 550 interstate travel centers and travel plazas.

Ferro asks shippers and receivers to shape up, help with safety

Ferro asks shippers and receivers to shape up, help with safety

ARLINGTON, Va. — Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administrator Anne Ferro, speaking here June 10 during the Washington Freight Transportation Policy Forum presented by the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL), suggested that shippers and receivers put themselves in the shoes of truckers who have limited hours to work yet get paid by the mile.

Fatigue expert, pilot join National Transportation Safety Board

Fatigue expert, pilot join National Transportation Safety Board

WASHINGTON — Dr. Mark R. Rosekind and Dr. Earl F. Weener Wednesday took the oath of office as members of the National Transportation Safety Board.

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