Monday, January 22, 2018
The Nation
Highway Trust Fund's tax receipts flatten while traffic sets record high

Highway Trust Fund's tax receipts flatten while traffic sets record high

WASHINGTON — Total collections of federal excise taxes for the Highway Trust Fund flattened in the first 10 months of the latest fiscal year, the Treasury Department has reported, even as traffic volume on U.S. roads continues to climb to ever-higher record levels.

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week under way

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week under way

ARLINGTON, Va. –The week-long celebration of the trucking industry’s 3.5 million professional truck drivers began Sunday with the start of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

Rolling Strong conducting free health fairs during Driver Appreciation Week

Rolling Strong conducting free health fairs during Driver Appreciation Week

RIVERSIDE, Mo. – To keep a truck operating at peak performance requires constant monitoring and maintenance. There are so many many parts, so many systems, and they all need constant care. Randomly pick any long-haul truck on the road and you’re apt to find only one component showing obvious signs of long-term neglect and improper maintenance – the driver.

Bendix CVS relays gratitude to nation’s truck drivers

Bendix CVS relays gratitude to nation’s truck drivers

ELYRIA, Ohio — Trucking is motion. Roadways, regulations, and commercial vehicle technologies are always changing, evolving, and advancing. During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, the industry spotlights one of the constants in the landscape: the men and women behind the wheel who put their dedication to safety and professionalism to work every day, every minute, and every mile.

House defeats amendment to delay ELDs but OKs measure to prevent speed limiter funding

House defeats amendment to delay ELDs but OKs measure to prevent speed limiter funding

WASHINGTON — The House late Wednesday defeated an amendment that if successful, would have delayed implementation of the electronic logging device mandate.

Dart Network, ATBS, Drivers Legal Plan partner on ELD education website

Dart Network, ATBS, Drivers Legal Plan partner on ELD education website

EAGAN, Minn. — The Dart Network, ATBS and Drivers Legal Plan are launching an education initiative and a website dedicated to preparing over-the-road professional drivers for the upcoming transition to electronic logging devices (ELDs). Through ELDLunchAndLearn.com, Dart, ATBS and Drivers Legal Plan have constructed a web-based platform featuring a variety of valuable resources focused on providing information that will allow professional drivers to prepare ahead of the December deadline for the federally-mandated implementation of ELDs.

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