LOS ANGELES — Shomari Jennings was willing to pay the $70 ticket he received for driving without a seatbelt, but not the slew of tacked-on fees and penalties that ballooned the cost more than tenfold.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Legislature's recent decision not to authorize a study of whether to impose tolls on Interstate 80 leaves the state facing the prospect of both higher gasoline taxes and more potholes in the coming years, transportation officials say.
WASHINGTON – New data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration show 74 percent of commercial truck and bus drivers are now using their safety belts in 2009. Only 65 percent of drivers were using safety belts in 2007.
WASHINGTON — A highly anticipated rulemaking has moved another step closer to finality. The Electronic On-Board Recorders for Hours of Service Compliance rule has been at the Office of Management and Budget at the White House since Dec. 17, 2009.
ARLINGTON, Va. — A California congressman has joined a number of national leadership groups in a groundswell of opposition to a campaign by the Teamsters union and allied politicians to change longstanding federal transportation law, the American Trucking Associations said in a news release Friday.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has said he wants to focus laser-like on the public’s top concern: jobs. But the ongoing effort to remake the nation’s health care system keeps getting in the way.