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  • Senate version of highway bill in the works

    By David Tanner, Associate Editor - Land Line
    Posted May 26th 2011 5:58AM
    The leaders of two Senate committees say they're on the verge of introducing a bill to authorize a new long-term surf...
  • Secretary LaHood Announces Success of Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program

    Posted May 25th 2011 9:25AM
    Commercial carriers and truck drivers conducted 380,000 pre-employment driver safety record searches during the first...
  • States act on ‘distracted driving’ efforts

    By Keith Goble, state legtistative editor - Land Line
    Posted May 25th 2011 9:07AM
    Thanks to the feds, truck drivers already are prohibited from texting while driving. More and more states are acting ...
  • Joplin Tornado Kills 166; HOS Rules Lifted in Response

    By Tom Nunlist, Associate Editor -
    Posted May 24th 2011 4:56AM
    A tornado that devastated Joplin, Mo., on Sunday evening killed 116 people, tying for second deadliest in the United ...
  • Diesel falls below $4

    Posted May 24th 2011 4:21AM
    The national average price for on-highway diesel has fallen below $4 for the first time since early April. The U.S. E...