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47,052 Bridges Deficient, Report Says

The length of America’s structurally deficient bridges, if placed end-to-end, would span nearly 1,100 miles, the distance between Chicago and Houston, a new examination of federal government data shows. And it’s a problem that hits…

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Ports Seek Infrastructure Funding

In written and oral testimony before a hearing of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) said that “nowhere in the country are there such stark examples…

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USDOT Approves Intermodal Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) multimodal grants funding reached nearly $1.2 billion in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 agreement announced earlier this year. “While less than the $1.5 billion provided for USDOT’s Better Utilizing…

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Teamsters Fighting DOT Exemptions

The Teamsters Union has become more aggressive in its fight against the U.S. DOT’s late-December decision to exempt motor carriers from California labor laws that require periodic meal breaks and paid rest breaks.
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Hazmat Transporter Ordered To Close

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a Crossville, Tenn.-based trucking company, Rock City Stone Co. to immediately cease all transportation. Rock City Stone Co. operates as RC…

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U.S. Funding Truck Parking Initiative

While many are dreading the new electronic logging device (ELD) regulations coming later this year, there is some good news regarding another major issue that has been concerning truck drivers for the past several...

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DOT Wants Easier CDL Path

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced two proposals that would take steps toward responding to a national shortage of qualified truck and bus drivers. These proposed processes would...