Thursday, January 18, 2018
The Nation
Trucking’s job losses during recession ‘astronomical,’ ATA economist says

Trucking’s job losses during recession ‘astronomical,’ ATA economist says

While not all the numbers are in and those that are probably don’t reflect the complete picture, there’s little doubt that the trucking industry, like most other industries, suffered through one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history during the past two years.

NATSO, TCA to offer joint panel on Future of Trucking

NATSO, TCA to offer joint panel on Future of Trucking

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Tapping into two highly-anticipated shows to create a must-attend event, NATSO, the trade association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry, and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) will team up to offer a special, joint panel discussion on The Future of Trucking during their annual conferences coming up in Las Vegas.

Clearing U.S. 441 slide could take a month

Clearing U.S. 441 slide could take a month

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. — Tennessee transportation officials say it could take at least a month to clean up two rock slides and stabilize a hillside along a busy Smoky Mountains road.

New Indiana Toll Road police post going into use

New Indiana Toll Road police post going into use

ELKHART, Ind. — State troopers are set to move into a new state police post along the Indiana Toll Road.

Michigan plan would fund road repairs with fuel taxes

Michigan plan would fund road repairs with fuel taxes

LANSING, Mich. — Two state lawmakers are proposing higher taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel to raise money to repair Michigan's roads.

Vermont panel OKs crackdown on truck idling

Vermont panel OKs crackdown on truck idling

MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Vermont legislative committee approved a bill that would crack down on the idling of trucks, a measure that proponents say will reduce air pollution and health risks while saving businesses money.

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