Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Nation
Trump promises "first-class" infrastructure system for U.S.

Trump promises "first-class" infrastructure system for U.S.

CINCINNATI — President Donald Trump promised on June 7 to create a “first-class” system of roads, bridges and waterways by using $200 billion in public funds to generate $1 trillion in investment to pay for construction projects that most public officials agree are badly needed and long overdue

U.S. NAFTA freight totals $100.3B in March as all modes carry more freight than 2016

U.S. NAFTA freight totals $100.3B in March as all modes carry more freight than 2016

WASHINGTON — U.S. NAFTA freight totaled $100.3 billion in current dollars as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada and Mexico in March 2017 compared to March 2016, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).

Texas governor signs texting-while-driving ban into law

Texas governor signs texting-while-driving ban into law

AUSTIN, Texas — Texting while driving will soon be illegal in Texas.

New report shines light on spike in construction site deaths, injuries

New report shines light on spike in construction site deaths, injuries

ARLINGTON, Va. — In a new report that starkly highlights the risk to workers as well as motorists in highway work zones, 44 percent of roadway contractors said vehicles had crashed into their construction sites in the past year, for a 13 percent jump from 2016 and including spikes in construction worker deaths and injuries.

FMCSA wants comments on what a split sleeper berth pilot should contain

FMCSA wants comments on what a split sleeper berth pilot should contain

Does split sleeper berth time affect driver safety performance and fatigue levels?

Diesel prices head down 7 tenths of a cent to $2.564 a gallon

Diesel prices head down 7 tenths of a cent to $2.564 a gallon

After increasing 3.2 cents a gallon last week to $2.571, national on-highway diesel went down seven tenths of a cent Monday to $2.564 a gallon, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy reported.

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