Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Nation
Ambassador Bridge: Offer to buy bridge a "rumor"

Ambassador Bridge: Offer to buy bridge a "rumor"

WINDSOR, Ontario — The president of the Detroit International Bridge Co. says it has never solicited an offer to sell the Ambassador Bridge.

Report says rail could be answer to I-81 gridlock

Report says rail could be answer to I-81 gridlock

ROANOKE, Va. — Virginia could eliminate about one in three trucks from Interstate 81 with extensive — and expensive — rail improvements, a consultant says.

Trade rep: Obama to take 1st step in renewing cross-border truck program

Trade rep: Obama to take 1st step in renewing cross-border truck program

MEXICO CITY — Is it news, or just another patch, albeit apparently a rather substantial patch, in the pavement of the almost year-long discussion about a replacement program for the Cross Border Demonstration Project Congress ended with the passage of the 2009 omnibus appropriations bill last March?

Storm leads to Indiana Toll Road restrictions

Storm leads to Indiana Toll Road restrictions

PORTAGE, Ind.— Authorities have banned some tractor-trailers on the Indiana Toll Road because of snow and high winds accompanying the winter storm hitting the state.

ATA names Abbott VP safety policy

ATA names Abbott VP safety policy

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) today announces the appointment of industry expert Rob Abbott as Vice President of Safety Policy. Abbott returns to ATA after serving as Director of Safety Policy for ATA in the 1990s. At the time, he was the lead staff specialist on safety rating, enforcement and drug and alcohol testing issues.

National on-highway diesel prices delayed until Friday

National on-highway diesel prices delayed until Friday

WASHINGTON — Trucking companies will have to wait until Friday, Feb. 12, for the weekly average on-highway diesel prices that are used to establish fuel surcharge rates because the federal government remains shut down in the aftermath of the snow storm last Friday and Saturday.

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