More than 698 truck safety inspections were completed by Oregon Department of Transportation and Washington State Patrol certified inspectors during a multi-day inspection operation held in mid March along the Interstate 5 corridor in Oregon and Washington.
WASHINGTON — A proposed rule for cell phone use that was promised by “summertime” has made it to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review.
LOS ANGELES — Shomari Jennings was willing to pay the $70 ticket he received for driving without a seatbelt, but not the slew of tacked-on fees and penalties that ballooned the cost more than tenfold.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature's recent decision not to authorize a study of whether to impose tolls on Interstate 80 leaves the state facing the prospect of both higher gasoline taxes and more potholes in the coming years, transportation officials say.
WASHINGTON – New data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration show 74 percent of commercial truck and bus drivers are now using their safety belts in 2009. Only 65 percent of drivers were using safety belts in 2007.