Wednesday, January 17, 2018
The Nation
Winter storm closes two major roadways in Arizona

Winter storm closes two major roadways in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Two major Arizona roadways remained closed Friday morning as a powerful winter storm took its toll, forcing evacuations, stranding hikers and prompting a search for a child swept away in flooding.

Truck-involved fatality rate declines 12.3 percent in 2008

Truck-involved fatality rate declines 12.3 percent in 2008

ARLINGTON, Va. — The trucking industry is safer than ever, according to truck Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) figures just released by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and previously released National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) data on crashes.

Virginia highway rest stops to reopen

Virginia highway rest stops to reopen

RICHMOND, Va. — The Commonwealth Transportation Board voted Wednesday to reopen 19 highway rest stops that were closed by former Gov. Tim Kaine because of budget concerns.

Teamsters urge reversal of current HOS rule on driving, rest time

Teamsters urge reversal of current HOS rule on driving, rest time

WASHINGTON — The Teamsters Union urged federal regulators at a hearing to reverse a Bush-era midnight regulation that increased the number of hours truckers can drive.

Ice storm snarls traffic in nation’s midsection

Ice storm snarls traffic in nation’s midsection

DES MOINES, Iowa — A storm brought freezing rain and ice to the nation’s midsection on Wednesday, causing widespread power outages and forcing school closures in Iowa, and contributing to at least one traffic fatality in South Dakota

ATRI updates online state, local idling regulations list

ATRI updates online state, local idling regulations list

ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Transportation Research Institute has updated the listing of state and local idling regulations found on its website, www.atri-online.org. The updated listing is provided in two forms, a cab card which can be downloaded and carried in the glove box of a truck and the online compendium which provides links to individual regulations.

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