Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Nation
National on-highway diesel prices delayed until Friday

National on-highway diesel prices delayed until Friday

WASHINGTON — Trucking companies will have to wait until Friday, Feb. 12, for the weekly average on-highway diesel prices that are used to establish fuel surcharge rates because the federal government remains shut down in the aftermath of the snow storm last Friday and Saturday.

LaHood: ports can help boost economic recovery

LaHood: ports can help boost economic recovery

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood this past weekend at the first-ever National Port Summit here told representatives from more than 50 port agencies that ports are “the real economic engines all over America,” and that they can help boost the country’s financial recovery.

Trucker charged with killing co-driver pleads not guilty

Trucker charged with killing co-driver pleads not guilty

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rudy Arnette has pleaded not guilty to charges he beat and stabbed to death co-driver Robert Hardy, 46, Jan. 26, as the two were driving a Falcon Transport truck from Vermont to Ohio.

Alaska considers ban on drivers' cell phones

Alaska considers ban on drivers' cell phones

JUNEAU, Alaska — Lawmakers in the nation's most inaccessible state capital are considering the most aggressive statewide ban in the United States on the use of cell phones while driving.

Nebraska panel raising some speed limits on some roads

Nebraska panel raising some speed limits on some roads

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Highway Commission and Roads Department are about halfway finished reviewing posted limits on highways in the state.

Mid-Atlantic digs out of snow; government shut

Mid-Atlantic digs out of snow; government shut

WASHINGTON — The federal government was shuttered Monday while the Mid-Atlantic region dug out from as much as three feet of snow that left tens of thousands without power and blocked trains, planes and cars, with another storm looming.

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