Saturday, January 20, 2018
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FMCSA begins phase-in of driver screening program

FMCSA begins phase-in of driver screening program

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said Friday it has launched the first phase of its Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP). When fully active, the program will allow commercial motor carrier companies to electronically access driver safety inspection and crash records as a part of the hiring process.

Wal-Mart to push suppliers to cut emissions

Wal-Mart to push suppliers to cut emissions

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wants its suppliers to reduce 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2015.

Dalton Highway trucker still has safe track record

Dalton Highway trucker still has safe track record

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — There was the time when his tractor-trailer started sliding down the Dalton Highway after going over 4,643-foot Atigun Pass, the steepest hill on the road system in Alaska.

Snowstorm in Northeast prompts CV bans on some roads

Snowstorm in Northeast prompts CV bans on some roads

PHILADELPHIA — A slow-moving winter storm packing heavy, wet snow and potentially flooding rain spread over the Northeast on Thursday, disrupting air traffic and closing schools. Utility companies braced for possible widespread power outages overnight due to high winds and toppled trees.

Florida ban on texting and driving could be passed in 2010

Florida ban on texting and driving could be passed in 2010

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — On Jan. 3, 2008, Russell Hurd waited for his daughter at Walt Disney World in Orlando. They were about to plan her dream theme-park wedding.

New rule allows disclosure of drug, alcohol violations

New rule allows disclosure of drug, alcohol violations

WASHINGTON — A new rule opens more windows to disclosure of information about CDL holders who violate drug and alcohol regulations.

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