Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Report: N.M. may close half of state's rest areas

Report: N.M. may close half of state's rest areas

SANTA FE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Transportation is seriously considering closing nearly half of the state’s highway rest stops, according to a published report by The New Mexico Independent, an independent news netework.

Trucker Buddy names three to board of directors

Trucker Buddy names three to board of directors

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Trucker Buddy International named three new board members during its annual meeting at the Mid-America Trucking Show at Louisville, Ky., in March.

Georgia legislature passes ‘historic’ transportation deal

Georgia legislature passes ‘historic’ transportation deal

ATLANTA — The House and the Senate overcame years of struggle and approved an historic transportation funding bill on Wednesday, delivering on a plan that would allow Georgia voters to decide whether to hike the sales tax by one cent to pay for roads, bridges and rail projects

$48.8 billion in highway funds available to states

$48.8 billion in highway funds available to states

WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Wednesday announced that $48.8 billion in highway funds is now available to state departments of transportation for federal projects through the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act.

ATA to FMCSA: HOS rule has helped improve safety, but needs sleeper flexibility

ATA to FMCSA: HOS rule has helped improve safety, but needs sleeper flexibility

ARLINGTON, Va. — The current federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules, which govern the durations that a commercial driver can be on duty and behind the wheel, have played a role in improving highway safety.

Closed portion of N.C. interstate about to reopen

Closed portion of N.C. interstate about to reopen

RALEIGH, N.C. — Transportation officials in North Carolina say the stretch of Interstate 40 closed by a rockslide should reopen soon.

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