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Pete Buttigieg

‘Some sort of road usage levy necessary,’ says USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg

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WASHINGTON — Restoring the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) must occur in a way that is “sustainable, predictable, defensible, and affordable” with...
Interstate 95 Girard Point Bridge

Truckers oppose PennDOT’s bridge tolling plan

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The state with the highest fuel taxes in the nation needs more money — a LOT more money — to fix crumbling bridges and...
truck pulling into truck stop

Business associations urge FHWA to keep off-highway food open for truck drivers

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has been asked to help keep off-highway food sources open for truck drivers by a coalition...
Loves Travel Stop Sign

Love’s to limit trucker services at Ormond Beach, Florida, location during Bike Week

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ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — In expectation of unusually heavy traffic as motorcyclists converge on the Ormond Beach/Daytona Beach area during Florida’s Bike Week, the...
Memorial Site

Owners of Massachusetts trucking company involved in crash that killed 7 charged

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BOSTON — The owners of the truck involved in a crash in New Hampshire in June 2019 that killed seven motorcyclists are facing charges...
Interstate 80 Lehigh River Bridges

Pennsylvania lawmakers unhappy about bridge tolls reminded of law they passed

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania state lawmakers who are unhappy Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is considering tolling nine major bridges were warned about that prospect...
US Senate

Senators reintroduce bill to promote women in trucking

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WASHINGTON — The Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was reintroduced in Congress in late February by members of the Senate Committee on Commerce,...
Interstate 75 Hazel Park Michigan

Biden team readies infrastructure package after virus relief

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WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority...
Volkswagen versus Semi

Charges pending against driver, passenger who crashed into semi during police chase

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LAKE COUNTY, Ind. — The driver and passenger of a passenger vehicle that crashed into a tractor-trailer while attempting to flee Indiana State Police...
truck hit snow plow in Wyoming

Multiple snowplows hit on Wyoming interstates, highways over five-day period

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation has reported 10 snowplow strikes over a five-day span as plows were out maintaining the roads...
Crash Scene

SUV came through hole in border fence before crash with semi, 13 dead

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HOLTVILLE, Calif. — The 13 people killed in one of the deadliest highway crashes involving migrants sneaking into the U.S. had entered California through...
Elaine Chao and Mitch McConnell

USDOT’s inspector general faults former Secretary Elaine Chao over ethics concerns

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s watchdog asked the Justice Department to criminally investigate Elaine Chao late last year over concerns that she...
Truck in Water

Judge dismisses suit over trucker’s 2017 death on Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

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EASTVILLE, Va. — A Virginia judge has dismissed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the widow of a trucker whose tractor-trailer plunged over the Chesapeake...
President Joe Biden

Biden calls for comprehensive review of nation’s supply chains

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WASHINGTON — In an effort to ensure “more resilient and secure” transport of critical supplies and essential goods, President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Feb....
AP Houston

Missouri Senate passes bill against road-blocking protesters

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri protesters who repeatedly block traffic without permission could face felony charges under a bill passed Thursday, Feb. 25, by...
Traffic Jam

New Jersey intersection tops ATRI’s list of top truck bottlenecks for third year in...

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today released its annual list highlighting the Top 100 most congested bottlenecks for trucks in...
Franklin Street Bridge

US infrastructure gets C- from engineers as roads stagnate

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AUSTIN, Texas — America's infrastructure has scored near-failing grades for its deteriorating roads, public transit and storm water systems due to years of inaction...
I 80 Canoe Creek Bridge

Tolls planned to fund Pennsylvania initiative to replace, upgrade bridges

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on Feb. 18 announced the bridges under consideration for the PennDOT Pathways Major Bridge Public-Private...
COVID 19 vaccination

Trucking groups ask CDC to designate truck stops as COVID-19 vaccine sites

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A group of organizations representing the trucking industry have asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to use truck...
CBP Marijuana and Papayas

Border Patrol discovers marijuana worth $27 million hidden in papaya shipment

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OTAY MESA, Calif. — Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Feb. 23 found more than just produce in a commercial shipment...