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Pennsylvania Senate leader: explore more tolling options

Pennsylvania Senate leader: explore more tolling options

HERSHEY, Pa. — Pennsylvania's Senate majority leader says the state should explore tolling on other roads following the decision by federal transportation officials to deny a plan to put tolls on Interstate 80.

On-highway diesel up 4.4 cents

On-highway diesel up 4.4 cents

Weekly on-highway diesel prices were up 4.4 cents today from the week before, the U.S. Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported. That’s the highest price in a year and a half.

Official: Defunct truck firm workers may get $720K

Official: Defunct truck firm workers may get $720K

TULSA, Okla. — Former employees of Arrow Trucking Co. may be able to get more than $720,000 in wages owed them when the Tulsa trucking company shut down in December, a bankruptcy court official said.

State employee hears thousands of cranky calls

State employee hears thousands of cranky calls

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Amanda Tidwell has a Smiley Face sticker on her computer at work. For sure, she needs to be in good humor.

FMCSA issues HOS waiver for truckers involved in oil spill clean-up

FMCSA issues HOS waiver for truckers involved in oil spill clean-up

ATLANTA — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration field office here has issued a declaration of regional emergency because of the recent oil fire in the Gulf of Mexico and has temporarily waived Hours of Service regulations for truckers carrying certain goods being used in the clean-up effort.

Commercialization of rest areas on agenda at AASHTO meeting

Commercialization of rest areas on agenda at AASHTO meeting

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Future prospects for allowing commercial enterprises to operate at highway rest stops will be discussed at the Spring Meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials next month here.

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