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Loves Bath NY

Love’s Travel Stops opens new location off I-86 in Bath, New York

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Bath, New York, thanks to a truck stop that opened Thursday, March 4....
COVID 19 vaccination

Trucking groups ask CDC to designate truck stops as COVID-19 vaccine sites

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A group of organizations representing the trucking industry have asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to use truck...
Crash Scene

SUV came through hole in border fence before crash with semi, 13 dead

HOLTVILLE, Calif. — The 13 people killed in one of the deadliest highway crashes involving migrants sneaking into the U.S. had entered California through...
Elaine Chao and Mitch McConnell

USDOT’s inspector general faults former Secretary Elaine Chao over ethics concerns

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s watchdog asked the Justice Department to criminally investigate Elaine Chao late last year over concerns that she...
Volkswagen versus Semi

Charges pending against driver, passenger who crashed into semi during police chase

LAKE COUNTY, Ind. — The driver and passenger of a passenger vehicle that crashed into a tractor-trailer while attempting to flee Indiana State Police...
Franklin Street Bridge

US infrastructure gets C- from engineers as roads stagnate

AUSTIN, Texas — America's infrastructure has scored near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water systems due to years of inaction...
US Senate

Senators reintroduce bill to promote women in trucking

WASHINGTON — The Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was reintroduced in Congress in late February by members of the Senate Committee on Commerce,...
Interstate 95 Girard Point Bridge

Truckers oppose PennDOT’s bridge tolling plan

The state with the highest fuel taxes in the nation needs more money — a LOT more money — to fix crumbling bridges and...
Loves Travel Stop Sign

Love’s to limit trucker services at Ormond Beach, Florida, location during Bike Week

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — In expectation of unusually heavy traffic as motorcyclists converge on the Ormond Beach/Daytona Beach area during Florida’s Bike Week, the...
Interstate 75 Hazel Park Michigan

Biden team readies infrastructure package after virus relief

WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority...
Memorial Site

Owners of Massachusetts trucking company involved in crash that killed 7 charged

BOSTON — The owners of the truck involved in a crash in New Hampshire in June 2019 that killed seven motorcyclists are facing charges...
Pete Buttigieg

‘Some sort of road usage levy necessary,’ says USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg

WASHINGTON — Restoring the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) must occur in a way that is “sustainable, predictable, defensible, and affordable” with...
Truck in Water

Judge dismisses suit over trucker’s 2017 death on Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

EASTVILLE, Va. — A Virginia judge has dismissed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the widow of a trucker whose tractor-trailer plunged over the Chesapeake...
AP Houston

Missouri Senate passes bill against road-blocking protesters

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri protesters who repeatedly block traffic without permission could face felony charges under a bill passed Thursday, Feb. 25, by...
President Joe Biden

Biden calls for comprehensive review of nation’s supply chains

WASHINGTON — In an effort to ensure “more resilient and secure” transport of critical supplies and essential goods, President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Feb....
CBP Marijuana and Papayas

Border Patrol discovers marijuana worth $27 million hidden in papaya shipment

OTAY MESA, Calif. — Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Feb. 23 found more than just produce in a commercial shipment...
Gas Pump

Mississippi House kills proposal for gas tax election

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi House is backing away from a proposal for a statewide election on increasing gasoline and diesel fuel taxes to pay...
Traffic Jam

New Jersey intersection tops ATRI’s list of top truck bottlenecks for third year in...

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released its annual list highlighting the Top 100 most congested bottlenecks for trucks in...
Interstate 80 Lehigh River Bridges

Pennsylvania lawmakers unhappy about bridge tolls reminded of law they passed

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania state lawmakers who are unhappy Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is considering tolling nine major bridges were warned about that prospect...
Pensacola Bay Bridge January 2021

Florida’s Pensacola Bay Bridge slated for phased reopening starting in March

PENSACOLA, Fla. — After a recent assessment of the repairs to the Pensacola Bay Bridge, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) on Feb. 18...