Thursday, January 18, 2018
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South Carolina Senate gives veto-proof approval to road-funding bill

South Carolina Senate gives veto-proof approval to road-funding bill

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Senators have approved a road-funding compromise that would eventually raise the state's gas tax by 12 cents but allow South Carolina drivers to get the money back.

ATA accepting nominations for Mike Russell Trucking Image Award

ATA accepting nominations for Mike Russell Trucking Image Award

SAN ANTONIO — The American Trucking Associations is now accepting nominations for prospective recipients of this year’s Mike Russell Trucking Image Award.

KeepTruckin releases data on inspections, violations

KeepTruckin releases data on inspections, violations

SAN FRANCISCO — Electronic logging device manufacturer KeepTruckin recently released data on inspections and violations that the company says drivers and carriers can use to their advantage.

Infrastructure Week May 15-19 to call attention to sagging roads, bridges

Infrastructure Week May 15-19 to call attention to sagging roads, bridges

Infrastructure Week May 15-19 will bring together businesses, elected officials and members of the public at the local, state and federal level to participate in a series of media events, projects, talks, initiatives and activities to shine the light on the nation’s need for an across-the-board infrastructure fix.

Diesel drops 1.8 cents to $2.565

Diesel drops 1.8 cents to $2.565

Continuing its downward spiral since the end of April, the national average for on-highway diesel prices dropped nearly 2 cents (1.8) Monday, ringing up at $2.565 a gallon compared with $2.583 last week, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

7 lawmakers sign letter in support of petition to allow hair tests in lieu of urinalysis

7 lawmakers sign letter in support of petition to allow hair tests in lieu of urinalysis

Seven members of Congress have signed a letter offering their support for a petition submitted to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration urging the agency to allow hair testing rather than a urinalysis to meet federal drug testing requirements for commercial truck driver applicants.

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