Monday, April 23, 2018
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Georgia candidate unsure if he’d push transportation plan

Georgia candidate unsure if he’d push transportation plan

ATLANTA — Republican gubernatorial hopeful John Oxendine said Tuesday that as a voter he’ll support a transportation funding plan signed into law this year.

Bill targets ‘fly-by-night’ brokers, boosts bond to $100K

Bill targets ‘fly-by-night’ brokers, boosts bond to $100K

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Tuesday announced the Motor Carrier Protection Act, bipartisan legislation designed to strengthen and improve regulations for motor vehicle operators in order to prevent brokers and intermediaries from abusing the system and defrauding motor carrier operators.

More squawking at the Ambassador Bridge...falcon style

More squawking at the Ambassador Bridge...falcon style

DETROIT — Squawking continues at the Ambassador Bridge — but this time it has nothing to do with plans to build a second span connecting the U.S. and Canada.

DOT takes initial step toward truck fuel economy regs

DOT takes initial step toward truck fuel economy regs

WASHINGTON — Just three weeks after President Barack Obama’s call for fuel economy standards for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks, the Department of Transportation has gotten its regulatory machinery in gear.

Diesel drops 1.8 cents to $2.928

Diesel drops 1.8 cents to $2.928

WASHINGTON — The weekly retail on-highway diesel price dropped $0.018 per gallon this week, the fifth consecutive drop, to $2.928 per gallon, but was up $0.356 from the same week last year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Youngest to run across U.S. on foot finishes trek for truckers

Youngest to run across U.S. on foot finishes trek for truckers

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — While most high school juniors spent the past nine months at school enjoying friends and other activities, one amazing girl instead ran more than 3,000 miles across the U.S., all in the name of a friend who died of cancer without health insurance.

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