Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Legislation introduced to repeal Rhode Island truck toll law

Legislation introduced to repeal Rhode Island truck toll law

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island House Minority Leader Patricia Morgan, a Republican, Wednesday submitted legislation to repeal the RhodeWorks toll law.

Kentucky-licensed truck driver ordered OOS by FMCSA for dangerous driving, drug use

Kentucky-licensed truck driver ordered OOS by FMCSA for dangerous driving, drug use

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Kentucky-licensed truck driver Dalton McCoy Lampley to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.

Diesel and oil continue ‘up-and-down’ game as Syria air strikes send prices up

Diesel and oil continue ‘up-and-down’ game as Syria air strikes send prices up

When you’re playing golf and your tee shot comes just a wee bit short of the putting surface but you manage to get it (up) onto the surface and then (down) into the hole on the next shot, you’ve still made par and accomplished what’s known as an “up-and-down.”

U.S. transportation system — it is aging, congested and so vital that when things go wrong ...

U.S. transportation system — it is aging, congested and so vital that when things go wrong ...

When a train jumped the tracks this past week at New York's Penn Station, the seemingly minor accident led to a cascade of exasperating delays for hundreds of thousands of commuters.

California Legislature approves tax, fee hike for roads

California Legislature approves tax, fee hike for roads

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $5-billion-a-year plan to boost California's gas and vehicle taxes to pay for major road repairs, handing a victory to Gov. Jerry Brown who has lobbied for years for money to fix crumbling highways and bridges.

Supreme Court will not hear driver’s appeal of sleep apnea treatment ruling for Crete

Supreme Court will not hear driver’s appeal of sleep apnea treatment ruling for Crete

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal filed by former Crete Carrier Corp. driver Robert J. Parker against the Lincoln, Nebraska-based motor carrier.

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