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Carrier involved in fatal Kentucky accident to undergo FMCSA compliance review

Carrier involved in fatal Kentucky accident to undergo FMCSA compliance review

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will conduct a compliance review on an Alabama trucking company involved in a crash that killed 11 people in Kentucky last week as a direct result of the accident, the agency said today.

New NHTSA report looks at reducing truck emissions

New NHTSA report looks at reducing truck emissions

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Research Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on March 31 released Technologies and Approaches to Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, a congressionally mandated report that assesses and recommends different approaches to (for) improving fuel economy, increasing efficiency and reducing emission of greenhouse gases from medium and heavy-duty trucks.

I-95 stays shut; officials monitor faulty bridge

I-95 stays shut; officials monitor faulty bridge

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Interstate 95 remains closed in Warwick because of flooding and officials say drivers should prepare for long commutes and take alternate routes.

Drop Dead Date for Pilot-Flying J merger extended to April 30

Drop Dead Date for Pilot-Flying J merger extended to April 30

The “Drop Dead Date” for the merger of Flying J and Pilot Travel Centers, originally set as March 31, 2010, has been extended to April 30, 2010.

Trucking company in fatal crash had low safety rating

Trucking company in fatal crash had low safety rating

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Alabama trucking company involved in a fatal crash that killed 11 people in Kentucky had a poor safety rating from federal regulators.

Eastern floods scatter residents, close I-95; worst to come

Eastern floods scatter residents, close I-95; worst to come

CRANSTON, R.I. — Flooding across the Northeast forced hundreds of residents from their homes by Wednesday, knocked out sewage plants, and snarled traffic on major East Coast routes as roads transformed into a soaked labyrinth of detours and closures.

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