Trillium Station

Trillium adds new CNG fueling stations at two Love’s Travel Stops in California

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HOUSTON — Trillium, a member of the Love’s family of companies and provider of alternative fueling systems and renewable fuels, has opened two new compressed...
Diesel Mechanic

ATA sponsors National Technician Appreciation Week Sept. 21-25 in honor of people who ‘keep...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA), along with the ATA Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC), has announced the celebration of the first-ever...
Santa Nella Petro

Dispute over parking spot at California Petro leads to attempted homicide, sheriff’s office says

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SANTA NELLA, Calif. — A Sacramento truck driver has been arrested on charges of attempted homicide after an altercation about a parking stop at...
Rest Area

Coalition including safety groups, Teamsters files petition in federal court challenging FMCSA’s new HOS...

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WASHINGTON — With the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new hours-of-safety service rules poised to go into effect Sept. 29, a coalition of...
Three Mile Bridge

Section of 3-Mile Bridge missing after Sally moves through Florida

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GULF BREEZE, Fla. — Hurricane Sally continues to weaken as it moves over the South after hitting the Gulf Coast as a Category 2...
OR126 Road Closed

Oregon DOT crews work to assess, repair fire-damaged roads; U.S. DOT provides $5 million...

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SALEM, Ore., and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Even with wildfires still burning, crews from the Oregon Department of Transportation are working around the state to...
Elaine Chao and President Trump

$1 billion investment earmarked for upgrading nation’s infrastructure, Chao says

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced Wednesday, Sept. 16, that the Trump administration will invest $1 billion in American infrastructure through the...
police lights

Two children dead after being struck by big rig on U.S. 67 in Arkansas

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ark. — According to Arkansas State Police, two children were found dead following an incident involving a tractor-trailer on U.S. Highway 67...
Hurricane Sally Satellite Image

Sally makes landfall as Cat. 2 hurricane; FMCSA issues emergency exemptions for drivers providing...

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GULF SHORES, Ala. — Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 4:45 a.m. Central time near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2...
New Jersey Turnpike

Double whammy for New Jersey drivers begins with toll hikes

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TRENTON, N.J. — The first part of a one-two punch for New Jersey drivers took effect Sunday, Sept. 13, with hikes on the state’s...
Carbon fiber testing

Michigan researchers subject material to ‘trial by fire and ice’ in quest for better...

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LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and researchers at Lawrence Technological University have subjected a high-tech material to trial by fire...
Trucks at Loading Dock

FMCSA extends regulatory waiver for drivers responding to COVID-19 emergencies through end of year

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 through Dec. 31, 2020. The declaration, initially enacted in...
Utah Wind blows over semis

Utah Highway Patrol video shows tractor-trailers blown over by strong winds

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Several trucks driving through parts of Utah late last week experienced hurricane-force winds. It is reported that more than 45 tractor-trailers were blown over...
2019 Winner Missouri Illnois DOTS St. Louis Project

Voting is open for People’s Choice category of 2020 America’s Transportation Awards; winners of...

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WASHINGTON — Twelve state department of transportation projects were named finalists in the 2020 America’s Transportation Awards competition by the American Association of State Highway and...
Pennsylvania Trooper

As pandemic raged, some roadways became speedways

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some drivers took advantage of roads and highways emptied by the coronavirus pandemic by pushing well past the speed limit, a...
Migrants in Holding Area

Commercial drivers involved in human smuggling face stiff penalties under ‘Texas Hold ’Em’ initiative

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EDINBURG, Texas — Agents with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) are working in conjunction with the Texas Department of Public Safety...
Oregon State Fairgrounds Evacuation Center

FMCSA extends emergency declarations for drivers providing relief to California, Oregon, Washington State due...

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) West Service Center on Sept. 10 extended State of Emergency Declarations for California, Oregon and...
Autonomous Truck Cockpit

U.S. DOT launches online tool to help public track testing of automated vehicles

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Sept. 2 launched a public online tool to improve the safety and testing transparency of...
Juarez Lincoln Bridge

Juarez-Lincoln Bridge linking U.S., Mexico to temporarily close during 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

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LAREDO, Texas — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Laredo Port of Entry advises motorists that there will be a temporary halt in vehicular traffic...
Arizona Daytime Headlights

Headlights required at all times along a portion of Arizona’s Route 169 to increase...

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PHOENIX — Drivers along a portion of Arizona’s State Route 169 are now required to turn their headlights on during daylight hours to help...