Thursday, January 18, 2018
The Nation
Driver named Highway Angel after pulling woman from wrecked car

Driver named Highway Angel after pulling woman from wrecked car

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) honored Peter Pearce, a truck driver for Flying J Inc., of Ogden, Utah, as a Highway Angel for helping extract an accident victim from her overturned car.

Micah Jackson named publisher, general manager of The Trucker

Micah Jackson named publisher, general manager of The Trucker

LITTLE ROCK — Target Media Partners has named Micah Jackson as publisher and general manager of The Trucker.

Groups oppose moving fuel economy rule setting from DOT to EPA

Groups oppose moving fuel economy rule setting from DOT to EPA

WASHINGTON — Two segments of the commercial truck industry — dealers and drivers — in a letter to Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood have voiced their strong opposition Friday to a Senate bill that would nullify fuel economy rules established by Congress under the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) in 2007.

4 dead in fiery Louisiana crash involving 3 big rigs, car

4 dead in fiery Louisiana crash involving 3 big rigs, car

GROSSE TETE, La. — Louisiana state police say at least four people are dead and a portion of Interstate 10 westbound is closed after a fiery crash involving three 18-wheelers and a car near Grosse Tete.

Maryland lawmaker named deputy administrator of FMCSA

Maryland lawmaker named deputy administrator of FMCSA

WASHINGTON — Maryland state legislator Bill Bronrott is joining the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as deputy administrator, he announced Thursday.

Pennsylvania police sweep pulls 101 trucks from service

Pennsylvania police sweep pulls 101 trucks from service

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police issued more than 1,000 traffic citations and took 101 trucks out of service in a one-day commercial truck enforcement effort last month.

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