Friday, April 20, 2018
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U.S. trade representative releases negotiating objectives in NAFTA redo

U.S. trade representative releases negotiating objectives in NAFTA redo

WASHINGTON — United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer has released a detailed and comprehensive summary of the negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

TA/Petro to launch fund-raiser August 1 to benefit trucker relief fund

TA/Petro to launch fund-raiser August 1 to benefit trucker relief fund

WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, will launch its annual campaign on August 1 in support of the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF), a nonprofit organization that helps truck drivers suffering financial hardship because of medical problems.

Court of Appeals says it can’t reverse FMCSA decision to allow Mexican trucks in U.S.

Court of Appeals says it can’t reverse FMCSA decision to allow Mexican trucks in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO — The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit says it does not have the power to reverse the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s permits that allow Mexico-domiciled carriers to operate within the United States.

On-highway diesel inches up a penny to $2.491 but could drop again if oil sinks

On-highway diesel inches up a penny to $2.491 but could drop again if oil sinks

National on-highway diesel prices went up a penny today to $2.491 but could go down next week if crude continues to fall.

Bill aimed at punishing human traffickers singles out truckers; OOIDA perplexed, concerned

Bill aimed at punishing human traffickers singles out truckers; OOIDA perplexed, concerned

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), noting that it supports efforts to combat human trafficking, said it nonetheless opposes a recently proposed U.S. Senate bill dealing with trafficking because they say it unfairly singles out truck drivers.

Congress fighting White House’s plan to decrease transportation funding

Congress fighting White House’s plan to decrease transportation funding

WASHINGTON — The White House’s plan to decrease transportation spending, privatize air traffic control and discard long-distance train service is facing an uphill battle from Congress, Reuters reported today.

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