Friday, January 19, 2018
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TCA sends weighty letter to lawmakers protesting heavier trucks; says cost would be in millions

TCA sends weighty letter to lawmakers protesting heavier trucks; says cost would be in millions

Don’t tap the keg just yet. Following a letter by rail and safety groups to lawmakers protesting any efforts to get heavier trucks approved, a second and weighty letter has been sent to appropriations committee members by the Truckload Carriers Association protesting reported efforts by Anheuser-Busch and others to rally support for heavier trucks on Capitol Hill.

Trump tells CEOs he'll only back shovel-ready infrastructure

Trump tells CEOs he'll only back shovel-ready infrastructure

WASHINGTON — With legislation overhauling taxes and health care on an uncertain path, President Donald Trump returned to the familiar. Trump brought 52 business leaders from New York City to the White House Tuesday to talk about another favorite campaign issue — infrastructure and economic growth.

CVSA’s International Roadcheck rolls around June 6-8; cargo securement emphasized

CVSA’s International Roadcheck rolls around June 6-8; cargo securement emphasized

It’s almost that time again, time for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck June 6-8.

After 3 weeks of mostly heading down, diesel prices tick up to $2.556 a gallon

After 3 weeks of mostly heading down, diesel prices tick up to $2.556 a gallon

After three weeks of mostly sliding prices, national on-highway diesel today did a 2.4-cent uptick to $2.556 a gallon compared with $2.532 the week of March 27.

National Carriers names 5 million safe mile team Allen, Sandy Smith, ‘Driver of the Year’

National Carriers names 5 million safe mile team Allen, Sandy Smith, ‘Driver of the Year’

IRVING, Texas — Owner-Operators Allen and Sandy Smith have been named Driver of the Year at National Carriers Inc. Joining the firm in 1987, the Smith team is quickly approaching their 30th anniversary with the “Elite” Fleet.

Atlanta after major bridge collapse: jump in mass transit

Atlanta after major bridge collapse: jump in mass transit

ATLANTA — Atlanta area commuters crowded aboard mass transit trains and fewer cars hit the road Monday as public schools went on spring break, easing fears of fierce gridlock after last week's fiery collapse of a key interstate bridge.

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