ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) applauds Transportation Secretary LaHood for his ongoing dedication to combating distracted driving. ATA strongly supports the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) proposal of a permanent rule to prohibit text messaging on handheld devices by interstate commercial truck and bus drivers.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will conduct a compliance review on an Alabama trucking company involved in a crash that killed 11 people in Kentucky last week as a direct result of the accident, the agency said today.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Research Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on March 31 released Technologies and Approaches to Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, a congressionally mandated report that assesses and recommends different approaches to (for) improving fuel economy, increasing efficiency and reducing emission of greenhouse gases from medium and heavy-duty trucks.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Interstate 95 remains closed in Warwick because of flooding and officials say drivers should prepare for long commutes and take alternate routes.
The “Drop Dead Date” for the merger of Flying J and Pilot Travel Centers, originally set as March 31, 2010, has been extended to April 30, 2010.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Alabama trucking company involved in a fatal crash that killed 11 people in Kentucky had a poor safety rating from federal regulators.