TOPEKA, Kan. — A Topeka teenager who recently wrecked her car joined state officials Tuesday in urging Kansans not to text while driving, as legislators prepared to wrap up work on a bill that would make it a traffic infraction.
WASHINGTON — Agricultural interests would like to see a weight limit of 97,000 pounds with a sixth axle allowed on the interstate highway system and those interests would pay a fee to see that happen, a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released today to Congress says.
WASHINGTON — A Final Rule published April 27 on the Federal Register established annual registration fees and a fee bracket structure for the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Agreement for the calendar year beginning Jan. 1, 2010, as required under the Unified Carrier Registration Act of 2005.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A Northeast Philadelphia tractor-trailer owner will spend 11½ to 23 months in prison for a fatal crash on a the Schuylkill Expressway just outside Philadelphia.
WASHINGTON — Diesel is climbing again, this week up $0.004 to $3.078 per gallon which is $0.877 more than it was one year ago this week, according to information provided by the U.S. Energy Information Administration.