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Michigan State Police to initiate 1-year oral fluid drug testing pilot on Nov. 8

Michigan State Police to initiate 1-year oral fluid drug testing pilot on Nov. 8

HOUGHTON LAKE, Mich. — The Michigan State Police, in an effort to combat the dangers of drugged driving, on November 8 will initiate a one-year oral fluid drug testing pilot program in five Michigan counties.

Arizona governor wants private businesses at rest areas; NATSO says no

Arizona governor wants private businesses at rest areas; NATSO says no

PHOENIX — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants the federal government to allow Arizona to partner with private businesses to build new facilities at highway rest areas, a move that could lead to new gas stations and fast-food restaurants at lonely roadside stops.

States push to keep highway inner lanes clear for passing

States push to keep highway inner lanes clear for passing

ST. LOUIS — From stricter laws to public service campaigns and pleading electronic road signs, states have a message for the drivers clogging the inside lanes of the nation's highways: Get the heck out of the way!

FMCSA puts Georgia-based carrier OOS for causing fatality in work zone, speeding, HOS violations

FMCSA puts Georgia-based carrier OOS for causing fatality in work zone, speeding, HOS violations

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Friday ordered a Decatur, Georgia-based trucking company, Keep On Trucking, LLC, USDOT No. 2928121, to immediately cease all interstate and intrastate operations after a federal investigation found the company to pose an imminent hazard to public safety.

U.S. hiring jumps after hurricanes as employers add 261K jobs; trucking sheds 100

U.S. hiring jumps after hurricanes as employers add 261K jobs; trucking sheds 100

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a solid 261,000 jobs in October in a bounce-back from the hurricanes that slammed the Southeast in September, while the trucking sector lost 100 jobs month-over-month.

Louisiana trucking group chief Cathy Gautreaux named to No. 2 position at FMCSA

Louisiana trucking group chief Cathy Gautreaux named to No. 2 position at FMCSA

WASHINGTON — Longtime Louisiana Motor Transport Association Executive Director Cathy Gautreaux will soon be named deputy administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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