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Chemical Transporters Focus on Safety

As U.S. chemical production grows, chemical shippers and their partners refine their strategies to ensure trouble-free transportation, secure sufficient capacity, and navigate the regulatory landscape. Thanks to an improved economy, the U.S. chemical market has…

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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.
Last month…

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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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