Wolf Creek Pass

Colorado DOT plans safety stops on Wolf Creek Pass during October to provide truckers...

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DENVER — Traveling through the Rocky Mountains of Colorado can offer challenging, and often dangerous, conditions for truckers, especially during winter snowstorms. The Colorado...
Interstate 75 in Detroit

Portion of I-75 in Detroit to close this weekend for bridge construction

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DETROIT — A stretch of Interstate 75, between Interstate 94 and State Highway 8, in Detroit will be closed in both directions from 9...
Hair Drug Testing

Proposed guidelines for hair drug testing stir debate in trucking industry

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WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in September published proposed mandatory guidelines for federal workplace drug-testing programs that includes guidelines...
Road Construction

President Trump signs legislation extending FAST Act for another year

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, upon the recommendation of Congress, has taken steps to preserve the nation’s infrastructure and ensure the maintenance and repairs...
Indiana Semi Crash

Driver dead after single-vehicle crash on I-465 in Indianapolis

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INDIANAPOLIS — Shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday night, Sept. 30, troopers from the Indiana State Police were called to a crash on Interstate 465 westbound,...
Dorena Hickman Ferry

Large trucks temporarily barred from ferry service across Mississippi River between Missouri, Kentucky

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PADUCAH, Ky. — Due to low water on the Mississippi River, the Dorena-Hickman Ferry will temporarily be unable to transport large trucks, including semis...
CBSA Tobacco Seizure

Canada’s ‘Project Butane’ leads to fraud charges, seizure of 80,000 pounds of contraband tobacco...

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MONTREAL — Project Butane, an investigation begun in 2018 by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) of a suspected contraband tobacco network, has resulted...
Gavin Newsom

EPA ridicules California’s proposed ban of new gas cars

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Chief Andrew Wheeler on Sept. 28 ridiculed California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to ban the sale of...
Flood damaged road

FHWA allocates $574 million in emergency relief for road, bridge repair in 39 states,...

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced Sept. 29 that the Trump administration will provide $574 million in emergency-relief funds to...
Three Mile Bridge Assessment

Demolition, recovery underway on hurricane-damaged ‘3-Mile Bridge’ across Florida’s Pensacola Bay

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — Demolition on the damaged area of Florida’s Pensacola Bay Bridge, popularly known as the Three-Mile Bridge, began Monday, Sept. 28, according...
trucker standing in front of red truck

FMCSA now accepting applicants for new advisory panel of commercial drivers

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is now accepting applications for its new commercial motor vehicle driver...
Washington State Wildfires

DOT releases $460,000 to Washington State for emergency repairs to infrastructure destroyed by wildfires

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on Sept. 25 announced the immediate availability of $460,000 in “quick release”...
Cup of Hot Coffee

Stop by and enjoy a cup of joe on National Coffee Day, Sept. 29

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Tuesday, Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day. Whether you call it java, joe or coffee, drink it plain or “doctored” with sugar and cream,...
Bridge Under Construction

Federal Highway Administration promotes innovations to streamline road, bridge improvement projects

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced seven innovations it will support in the sixth round of its...
Gavin Newsom

California to phase out sales of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles by 2035, followed by...

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 23 announced he will “aggressively” move the state further away from its reliance on fossil...
Rush Truck Centers

Chad Moore of Rush Truck Centers honored as Light-, Medium-Duty Tech Superstar during National...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and its Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) continued National Technician Appreciation week by recognizing the first...
Loves Boron CA

New Love’s adds 79 truck parking spaces to Kern County, California

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops is now serving customers in Boron, California, thanks to a truck stop that opened Sept. 24. The Boron...
White House and Pennsylvania Ave

House Appropriation Committee’s continuing resolution would extend FAST Act

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WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations issued a continuing resolution that would fund federal government programs from the beginning of fiscal year...
Semi on wet highway

Just one week left: Entry deadline for TCA’s Fleet Safety Awards is Friday, Oct....

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Oct. 2 entry deadline for Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) 2020 Fleet Safety Awards is rapidly approaching, and carriers are encouraged to...
Site of Connecticut Shooting 1

Connecticut workplace shooter says gun fired by accident

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SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — A man charged with wounding his boss and another employee in a Sept. 22 shooting at a Connecticut trucking repair...