TBS Digital Factoring April
Hurricane Harvey Relief Team

Georgia trucking association activates Convoy of Care to help victims of Metro Atlanta tornado

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ATLANTA — In response to severe weather and tornadoes that ravaged Coweta and Polk counties in Georgia’s Metro Atlanta area March 25-26, The Georgia...
Truck Parked on Road Shoulder

Trucking groups applaud reintroduction of Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act

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WASHINGTON — Bipartisan legislation aimed at creating safe, secure parking sites for commercial truckers was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives March 29....
Piscataqua River Bridge

Transportation agencies to use cameras, sensors to monitor traffic on I-95 river bridge between...

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KITTERY, Maine — Maine and New Hampshire transportation departments are preparing to roll out the tech to keep travel moving during peak travel periods...
Carmen Cucinello

Women In Trucking releases 2021 list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation

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PLOVER Wis. — The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced its fourth annual list of Top Women to Watch in Transportation March 22. The...
Loves Travel Stops

Love’s Travel Stops opens new location in Hillsboro, Tennessee

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Hillsboro, Tennessee, with a truck stop that opened March 25. The Hillsboro store, located off...
Jack McFarland

Louisiana state lawmaker scraps gas tax hike in anticipation of federal aid

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BATON ROUGE, La. — The latest bid to boost Louisiana's gasoline tax has ended without a legislative vote.Rep. Jack McFarland said Thursday, March 25,...
Traffic Stop

ATA advisory board to help strengthen relationships between trucking industry, law enforcement

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) on March 24 announced the formation of the Law Enforcement Advisory Board (LEAB), a new panel that...
Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg

Buttigieg pitches infrastructure needs to divided Congress

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WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is warning that the country’s infrastructure needs exceed $1 trillion and that other countries, namely China, are pulling...
Maryland Highway

Bestpass acquires Maryland Motor Truck Association tolling program

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Bestpass recently acquired the Maryland Motor Truck Association (MMTA) toll management program, adding more than 400 commercial fleets to its customer...
Girard Point Bridge

Highway construction firms oppose PennDOT’s bridge toll plan

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — A prominent highway construction trade association on Wednesday, March 24, came out against a state plan to toll up to nine...
Spinach Meth

Border patrol discovers over $1.3 million in narcotics hidden in truckload of spinach

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OTAY MESA, Calif. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Otay Mesa commercial facility on March 10 discovered more than $1.3 million...
Moscow Wetlands

Idaho transportation agency’s expansion of US-95 one step closer to kickoff

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MOSCOW, Idaho — Plans to expand U.S. 95 south of Moscow, Idaho, are one step closer to construction, according to the Idaho Transportation Department...
Burning Tractor Trailer

1 killed in fiery tractor-trailer crash on I-65 in Indiana

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WHITE COUNTY, Ind. — A truck driver is dead following a March 23 crash on Interstate 65 that involved two tractor-trailers and a passenger...
Desert Highway

Caltrans receives $2.15 million grant for research on road user charge

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Caltrans in mid-March announced it has received a $2.15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to study impacts...
Oversize Load

Indiana bill would level playing field for overweight loads

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INDIANPOLIS — A bill making its way through the two-house Indiana legislature would level the playing field for logistics companies wishing to ship overweight...
Port of Los Angeles

Supply bottlenecks leave ships stranded, motor carriers backlogged and businesses stymied

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NEW YORK — A trade bottleneck born of the COVID-19 outbreak has U.S. businesses anxiously awaiting goods from Asia — while off the coast...
Traffic on Bridge NYC

ATRI report calls possible VMT tax ‘costly’ and ‘complicated’; trucking associations weigh in

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ARLINGTON, Va. —The vehicle miles traveled (VMT) tax has surfaced as a possible funding mechanism to prop up the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) and...
Buttigieg and UPS Driver

Buttigieg tours Maryland UPS facility, visits with vaccine delivery drivers

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LANDOVER, Md. — On Monday, March 15, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg touted the American Rescue Plan as he toured a UPS facility in...
Randy Robertson

Georgia Senate bill could make blocking roads during protests a felony offense

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ATLANTA — A Georgia state Senate committee is reviving a proposal to require a permit for any protest statewide, and classify it as an...
Wine Truck Maine State Police

Not-so-happy hour: Big rig hauling wine overturns after sideswiping truck on Maine Turnpike

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LITCHFIELD, Maine — A tractor-trailer hauling bottles of wine along the Maine Turnpike Thursday, March 18, overturned after sideswiping a parked turnpike truck.According to...