Friday, January 19, 2018
The Nation
Port of L.A. to use fuel cell hybrid-electric trucks for drayage purposes

Port of L.A. to use fuel cell hybrid-electric trucks for drayage purposes

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Port of Los Angeles today said it is entering into negotiations with Los Angeles-based Vision Industries for the purchase and evaluation of Vision’s hydrogen fuel cell hybrid-electric trucks. The heavy-duty rigs will be tested to evaluate their suitability for short and medium distance cargo-hauling or drayage operations, and other similar applications.

LaHood to address jobs forum in Colorado

LaHood to address jobs forum in Colorado

DENVER — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will be in Colorado to meet with business and political leaders about jobs.

Georgia governor wants vote on transportation tax

Georgia governor wants vote on transportation tax

ATLANTA — Georgia's ailing transportation system could finally see some additional cash as Gov. Sonny Perdue on Thursday said he would propose $300 million in borrowing for road projects next year.

Feds take first step at reining in oil speculation

Feds take first step at reining in oil speculation

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators on Thursday took a first step aimed at reining in oil speculation, proposing new limits on trading in energy futures by Wall Street firms and other market players.

3PLs stepping up to help Haiti

3PLs stepping up to help Haiti

FedEx, UPS and DHL are scrambling to help provide aid to Haiti following Tuesday's 7.0-magnitute earthquake, eyefortransport reported in its daily newsletter.

FMCSA announces site for 4th HOS testimony session; truck parking available

FMCSA announces site for 4th HOS testimony session; truck parking available

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced the location of the fourth in a series of listening sessions this month to gather information and comments as the agency prepares a rulemaking proposal on hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for property-carrying commercial vehicle drivers.

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