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Diesel prices continue downward slide, drop 3.5 cents a gallon to $2.489

Diesel prices continue downward slide, drop 3.5 cents a gallon to $2.489

After a 4-cent-per-gallon dive last week, diesel prices continued their downward plunge Monday, sliding 3.5 cents to $2.489 a gallon from $2.524 the week of June 12.

Members of both parties in House tell tax writers to head off HTF insolvency

Members of both parties in House tell tax writers to head off HTF insolvency

WASHINGTON — More than half of the members of the House of Representatives, including majorities from both political parties, told the chamber's chief tax writers they want to come up with a way to head off the future insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund.

West Virginia lawmakers vote to ramp up road repairs, reconstruction

West Virginia lawmakers vote to ramp up road repairs, reconstruction

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia's Legislature voted Friday to quickly ramp up road repairs and reconstruction across the state supported by a higher gasoline tax, raised sales tax on car sales and higher motor vehicle fees.

FMCSA’s MCSAC tasked to recommend rules that might be nixed under Trump executive order

FMCSA’s MCSAC tasked to recommend rules that might be nixed under Trump executive order

FMCSA’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) has a new “assignment”: Come up with some regulations that can be eliminated to comply with President Donald Trump’s executive order requiring that for every one new regulatory action at least two prior rules can be identified for elimination.

Diverse array of retailers, motor carriers, others write letters protesting rest area commercialization

Diverse array of retailers, motor carriers, others write letters protesting rest area commercialization

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A diverse coalition including restaurants, fuel retailers, city governments, trucking firms and blind entrepreneurs Tuesday sent letters to key lawmakers urging them to oppose efforts to commercialize interstate rest areas as Congress considers infrastructure legislation.

UPS driver who killed 3, wounded others, had filed overtime grievance

UPS driver who killed 3, wounded others, had filed overtime grievance

SAN FRANCISCO — A UPS driver, frustrated and angry over what he called “excessive overtime,” killed three other drivers and wounded two others, then shot and killed himself at a UPS facility here Wednesday.

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