EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Interstate 69 extension between Evansville and Bloomington is on budget and should open years ahead of schedule in 2014, Gov. Mitch Daniels said Wednesday. But critics said it’s being built below normal standards and will need repairs ahead of schedule.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon both referred indirectly to the cross border trucking issue during a joint news conference following a meeting between the two leaders.
ARLINGTON, Va. — An Hours of Service safety impact analysis was released today which used an online formatted survey for carriers to answer questions regarding safety performance data for 2009 which was then compared to data from 2004.
CONCORD, N.H. — A trial is underway in New Hampshire in a lawsuit brought against the state Department of Transportation by a Canadian trucking company involved a February 2007 crash that killed a 6-year-old boy.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Patty Murray, D-Wash., urged President Barack Obama to use his meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon as an opportunity to work to end Mexican tariffs that were imposed after Congress ended the cross border demonstration project in March 2009.
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and senior representatives from the United States and Russia will join together at the United Nations on Wednesday to launch a global effort to address the dangerous and growing epidemic of distracted driving.