Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Teamsters argue case against FMCSA’s opening of border to Mexico-based trucks

Teamsters argue case against FMCSA’s opening of border to Mexico-based trucks

SAN FRANCISCO — The Teamsters Union Wednesday presented oral arguments in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit here, challenging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s 2015 decision to open the border to Mexico-domiciled motor carriers for long-haul operations.

Bid to send highway plan to Arkansas voters fails in House

Bid to send highway plan to Arkansas voters fails in House

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An effort to ask Arkansas voters to approve a $200 million highway improvement initiative failed Tuesday in the state House after several Republicans objected to an accompanying plan to raise fuel taxes.

ATA promotes four long-time staffers, announces hiring of two more

ATA promotes four long-time staffers, announces hiring of two more

ARLINGTON, Va. – American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said Wednesday that the trucking group has promoted four long-time staffers and hired a new vice president of creative services and creative director and a new director of marketing as part of the federation’s continued retooling.

Tennessee governor approves of Senate change to gas tax proposal

Tennessee governor approves of Senate change to gas tax proposal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says he approves of changes to his transportation funding proposal made in the state Senate earlier this week.

PA Turnpike Commission lifts truck ban but cautions drivers to be alert

PA Turnpike Commission lifts truck ban but cautions drivers to be alert

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — The Middletown, Pa., Turnpike Commission says it has lifted its truck ban on the turnpike and that lower speed limits also will no longer be in effect because of the weather.

Missouri Legislature considers 2 bills on traffic stops

Missouri Legislature considers 2 bills on traffic stops

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers are considering measures that would use drivers' exams or driver education classes to educate prospective motorists about how to act during a traffic stop.

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