Oregon Mudslide

Heavy rain creates slide threats, other concerns for drivers on Oregon roads

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SALEM, Ore. — Heavy winds and rain have produced a variety of road hazards in Oregon including standing water, flooding, downed trees and powerlines....
TA Huntington Diesel Islands

New TA Travel Center adds 150 truck parking spaces to Huntington, Oregon

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WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America Inc., nationwide operator of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel center network, has opened a...
Semi Trucks

20 North American carriers recognized as ‘best fleets to drive for’ in 2021

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., and MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada — The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge have announced the 2021 Best Fleets to Drive For. The...
Steven Bradbury

Steven Bradbury named Acting Secretary of Transportation

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WASHINGTON — In the wake of the resignation of former Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao, Steven G. Bradbury has been named Acting Secretary...
Lincoln County Child Approximation

Oregon State Police seek help in identifying child’s body found at rest area in...

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Oregon — The Oregon State Police is asking for help from the public in identifying the body of a child that was...
Border Patrol Agent

U.S. Border Patrol agents discover 126 people hidden in refrigerated trailer

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LAREDO, Texas — Agents with Laredo Sector of U.S. Customs and Border Protection last week stopped a human-smuggling attempt involving a tractor hauling a...
blue and red lights

Truck driver from Mexico prohibited from operating commercial vehicles in U.S. following multi-vehicle crash,...

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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Mexico-licensed commercial driver Mario Alberto Leal-Salas to be an...
Road Train

Legislation would allow extra-long semis on North Dakota roads

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BISMARCK, N.D. — Supporters of a bill that would allow extra-long semis on North Dakota roadways say it addresses a growing need to move...
Elaine Chao

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announces resignation effective Jan. 11

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced today (Jan. 7) that she is resigning from her post as the head of the...
Port of Virginia

Virginia Port Authority’s autonomous truck project receives $2.1 million federal grant

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), an arm of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has awarded a $2.1 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion...
Police Lights

Delaware State Police seek help identifying tractor-trailer that fled scene of fatal accident

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FRANKFORD, Del. — State police in Delaware are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle that fled the scene of a fatal multivehicle...
The Wall That Heals

2021 tour dates announced for Vietnam Veterans Memorial ‘Wall That Heals’

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WASHINGTON and ARLINGTON, Va. — The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) have announced the 2021 tour schedule for...
Fuel Tank

TruckPark, FuelMe join forces to provide on-site fueling services at truck-parking facilities

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CHICAGO — TruckPark, a provider of secure overnight truck parking, has launched a joint venture with FuelMe, a cloud-based technology platform that allows customers...
Truck at Warehouse Dock

FMCSA seeks public comment on ‘yard move’ definition, how it impacts drivers’ HOS

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hopes to clarify regulations about “yard moves” — movement of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV)...
Semi in Snowstorm

Winter truck load increases for Minnesota’s central frost zone now in effect

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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Winter load increases begin today (Monday, Jan. 4) on unrestricted state highways in the central frost zone, according to the...
KYTC Tow Plow

Kentucky transportation agency using new ‘tow plows’ to keep roads clear of snow, ice

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PADUCAH, Ky. — In recent weeks, motorists traveling Interstate 24 and Interstate 69 in Western Kentucky may have seen a couple of pieces of...
Pilot Flying J

U.S. appeals court upholds tossing of 3 Pilot convictions

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by prosecutors to restore the tossed convictions for the former president of Pilot...
Freezing Rain on Interstate

PennDOT plans vehicle restrictions for New Year’s Day in anticipation of icy roadways

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HARRISBURG, Penn. — In anticipation of frozen precipitation and potentially icy roadway conditions in many areas, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising...
Pensacola Bay Bridge December 2020

Work continues on Florida’s Pensacola Bay Bridge

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As 2020 comes to a close, the vendors under contract with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) continue remove debris and...
Pennsylvania Turnpike

Toll hikes on Pennsylvania Turnpike take effect Jan. 3

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MIDDLETOWN, Penn. —Toll increases for the Pennsylvania Turnpike is set to take effect shortly after midnight Sunday, Jan. 3. In July, the Pennsylvania Turnpike...