709 Pounds of Marijuana

Border agents discover marijuana valued at more than $141,000 concealed in commercial shipment.

LAREDO, Texas — Officers with the U.S. Custom and Border Protection (CBP) at the World Trade Bridge stopped an inbound tractor hauling a shipment...
HOS suspended

FMCSA suspends HOS regulations across nation for those aiding COVID-19 relief

WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has officially granted relief from hours of service (HOS) regulations beginning Friday night for commercial vehicle...
COVID Vaccine Concept

USDOT prepares for swift transport of COVID-19 vaccine

featureWASHINGTON — In anticipation of approval for a COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that all necessary regulatory measures have been...
Port of Virginia

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

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...
Girl Scout Supply Chain Patch

Delivering more than cookies: Ryder partners with Girl Scouts to create supply chain patch

MIAMI — Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida (GSTF) and Ryder System Inc. have created a new program to teach girls across the U.S. about the...

“Everyday Heroes” Kenworth T680 will once again be auctioned to support Truckers Against Trafficking

TOLLESON, Ariz. — In an effort to further educate and fund efforts against human trafficking, Inland Kenworth has once again put together a special...
Parked Trucks

Truck parking remains top concern among truckers, according to FHWA’s latest Jason’s Law survey

WASHINGTON — The Federal Highway Administration (FWHA) recently released an updated version of its Jason’s Law truck parking survey that offered a picture of...
Interstate 26 in North Carolina

New ‘green-light’ signal system streamlines detour routes around incidents on I-26 in North Carolina

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — New directional signs along Interstate 26 between Hendersonville, North Carolina, and Asheville, North Carolina, sprouted this year as part of an innovative...
US Mexico Flags

With U.S.-Canada borders closed to non-essential travel, attention turns to nation’s southern border

As of March 16, the U.S. had provided little information about restricting travel at its southern border with Mexico. Most discussions regarding the Mexico...
US 83 Northbound North Dakota

North Dakota DOT’s highway safety corridors earn honors in America’s Transportation Awards

BISMARK, N.D. — Highway safety corridors created by the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) earned the Operations in Excellence Award in the “small”...
Road Fading into Sunset

North Dakota ranks best in annual highway conditions report; New Jersey at bottom of...

LOS ANGELES — North Dakota has the nation’s most cost-effective state-owned road systems, while New Jersey is ranked at the bottom, according to the...
pink power brittney

Pink power: RTI lease-purchase operator spreads breast-cancer awareness

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — When now 36-year-old Brittney Richardson said she wanted to go to CDL school, a lot of her friends told her...
truckers strike 2020

Fast-growing grassroots truckers’ group calls for Veterans Day strike

While the results of the Nov. 3 presidential election are being contested and litigated, another protest has gained momentum. The private Facebook group “Stop...
President Trump signs CARES Act

Federal CARES Act includes transportation funding, pay protection for many workers

The Senate passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES Act, on March 25 by a vote of 96 to zero....
Pacific Highway Entry Point

Tractor-trailer carrying nearly 134 pounds of cocaine seized at U.S.-Canada border

BLAINE, Wash. — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Seattle field office, in coordination with Homeland Security Investigations-Immigration and Customs Enforcement (HSI), arrested...
Manahawkin Bay Bridge

Two New Jersey DOT projects earn honors in 2020 America’s Transportation Awards competition

TRENTON, N.J. — Two projects undertaken by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) have been named regional winners in the 2020 America’s Transportation...
Stack interchange in Phoenix

Arizona DOT announces weekend interstate closures

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has issued advisories for drivers on Interstate 17 in Phoenix and on Loop 101 (Price Freeway)...
Packages of toilet paper

Toilet paper bandits strike rest stops along I-80 in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. — There’s been a run on toilet paper as Americans hunker down and isolate themselves at home to avoid the spread of...
Love's in Green River Utah

Love’s Travel Stops now open in Wadsworth, Illinois, and Green River, Utah; offer total...

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores, a nationwide travel-stop network, is now serving customers in Wadsworth, Illinois, and Green River, Utah,...
No handheld devices

Indiana law prohibiting drivers from holding mobile devices takes effect July 1

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana law that prohibits drivers from holding mobile devices, such as smartphones or tablets, goes into effect Wed., July 1; however,...