Saturday, April 21, 2018
The Nation
Henderson Trucking President John Kaburick to chair TCA

Henderson Trucking President John Kaburick to chair TCA

LAS VEGAS — John Kaburick, president of Earl L. Henderson Trucking Co. of Salem, Ill., has been elected as the 2010-2011 chairman of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA).

NTSB: Fatigue endangers across all transportation modes

NTSB: Fatigue endangers across all transportation modes

WASHINGTON — National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman March 5 encouraged the sleep research and healthcare community to continue their efforts to educate transportation policy makers of the dangers of fatigue in all modes of transportation.

Goodyear names finalists for 27th Highway Hero Award

Goodyear names finalists for 27th Highway Hero Award

AKRON, Ohio — As finalists for the 27th annual Goodyear North America Highway Hero Award, a Pennsylvania truck driver used his rig as a “roadblock” to stop an out-of-control car; an Arkansas truck driver extinguished a fire and rescued a trapped fellow trucker whose legs were burning after a crash; a Massachusetts truck driver noticed a burning vehicle more than a quarter-mile off the highway on which he was driving, and made an effort to save the unconscious driver; and an Oregon driver who had his own rig struck in a multi-vehicle accident was able to pull one trapped driver from a burning car and contribute to the rescue of two others from another vehicle.

House passes jobs; highway bill extension included

House passes jobs; highway bill extension included

WASHINGTON — Despite doubts among many lawmakers that it will create many jobs, the House on Thursday passed legislation giving companies that hire the jobless a temporary payroll tax break. The measure passed 217-201 on a mostly party-line vote. The bill also extends federal highway programs through the end of the year.

Groundbreaking on $22 million ARRA project at L.A. Port set for Monday

Groundbreaking on $22 million ARRA project at L.A. Port set for Monday

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and L.A. Port Executive Director Geraldine Knatz Ph.D. are among the officials who will celebrate groundbreaking ceremonies for a $22 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) project at the port that reportedly will create 250 construction jobs and improve port cargo flow and public safety along one of the port’s key surface streets.

Washington state senators urge results on new Mexico truck program

Washington state senators urge results on new Mexico truck program

WASHINGTON — The two Obama administration officials most closely associated with developing a new cross border trucking program with Mexico have been warned by two U.S. Senators from Washington state that it’s time to move the process forward.

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