Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Nation
2009 safest year ever for freight rail, group says

2009 safest year ever for freight rail, group says

WASHINGTON — The Association of American Railroads recently said that 2009 was the safest year in freight railroad history, with preliminary year-end data indicating the train accident rate, employee casualty rate and grade crossing incident rates were all at record low levels last year.

Magazine rates roads, talks to truckers about 4-wheelers

Magazine rates roads, talks to truckers about 4-wheelers

NEW YORK — In a special report in its April issue, Reader’s Digest reveals the best, worst and deadliest roads in America, and — based on truckers’ reports — exposes the risks drivers pose to themselves and others.

LaHood says DOT ending favoring motorized transportation over non-motorized

LaHood says DOT ending favoring motorized transportation over non-motorized

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has announced a “sea change,” but it has nothing to do with water.

Diesel price continues upward climb to $2.924

Diesel price continues upward climb to $2.924

WASHINGTON — The weekly retail on-highway diesel prices rose for the fourth consecutive week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Today’s average was up $0.020 per gallon, to $2.924 a gallon, which was up $0.907 from one year ago.

ATA seeks nominations for 2011-2012 Road Team

ATA seeks nominations for 2011-2012 Road Team

ARLINGTON, Va.— The American Trucking Associations today announced that it is seeking nominations for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2011-2012 America’s Road Team.

Key to when new Mexico truck program will be presented depends on definition of 'very near'

Key to when new Mexico truck program will be presented depends on definition of 'very near'

WASHINGTON — One year after Congress ripped the wheels off the cross border demonstration project citing primarily safety concerns, the United States and Mexico may or may not be close to coming up with a replacement program. It all depends on what your definition of “very near” is.

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