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  • Trust Fund short-term fix signed into law
    By Land Line
    Posted Sep 17th 2008 2:25AM
    State transportation planners around the country are breathing a little easier today after President Bush signed into law a measure that will put $8...
  • DOT economist warns: Transportation spending not economic quick fix
    Posted Sep 17th 2008 2:23AM
    U.S. Department of Transportation Chief Economist Jack Wells Tuesday wrote about transportation spending on the DOT's blog, particularly with regards...
  • Online border wait times are anybody’s guess
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted Sep 17th 2008 2:15AM
    EMERSON, Man. -- If you’re heading to the border, it could take a bit of searching before narrowing down an accurate wait time estimate. Bord...
  • FedEx por favor
    By Today's Trucking
    Posted Sep 16th 2008 6:05AM
    TOLUCA, MEXICO -- The uncertain future of the Mexico truck pilot program is of no concern to FedEx, as the transport company revealed plans to open...
  • FMCSA: Drivers shouldn’t be cited for laptops under TV reg
    By Charlie Morasch, staff writer - Land Line
    Posted Sep 16th 2008 5:52AM
    Commercial vehicle inspectors in Arizona and in all U.S. states shouldn’t cite truckers for having a laptop in their cab, at least not under a fed...
  • Websites offer trucking waiver information
    By eTrucker
    Posted Sep 16th 2008 5:48AM
    Just as it did three years ago with Hurricane Katrina and other hurricanes, the American Trucking Associations is posting on its webs...
  • More truckers steer by GPS to save on fuel, time
    By Kantele Franko - The Associated Press
    Posted Sep 15th 2008 4:06AM
    CINCINNATI — Chuck Kraft ignores the feminine voice enunciating objections as he steers his orange and white tractor-trailer into a diesel fue...
  • FHWA denies Pennsylvania plan to toll I-80
    Posted Sep 12th 2008 5:40AM
    The Federal Highway Administration announced Thursday that it did not approve an application from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and P...
  • August Class 8 truck sales slip 4% from July
    By The Trucker
    Posted Sep 12th 2008 5:34AM
    Only big year-over-year gains from the two biggest brands prevented heavy duty truck sales in August from slipping below the dismal 10,000 unit mark...
  • Truckers weigh money, safety to deliver loads as Ike threatens Gulf Coast
    By Clarissa Kell-Holland, staff writer - Land Line
    Posted Sep 12th 2008 5:30AM
    Despite Hurricane Ike bearing down on the Texas and Louisiana coasts, some owner-operators are risking it in an effort to make money and deliver the...