|Ramp to I-375 closed for several weeks after fiery crash
It could be several weeks before an interstate ramp in downtown St. Petersburg, FL, is
reopened to traffic, according to the state Department of Transportation.
|OOIDA representative to speak at FDA hearing on food safety
When a load of produce is recalled because of potential contamination, what’s a trucker to do?
|Friends, strangers team up to raise $15,000 for cancer-stricken trucker
For the past two years, David “Rusty Nail” Broyles made friends while barbecuing chicken and
pork in a parking lot outside the Mid-America Trucking Show. He’s come to know a lot of
|Tolls to increase on International Bridge
Tolls are going up on the International Bridge that carries Interstate 75 from Michigan to
Canada at Sault Ste. Marie.
|Indiana governor won’t rule out tolls for I-69 extension
It is being widely reported that Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is not ruling out the possibility of
tolls for a proposed extension of Interstate 69 from Indianapolis to Evansville, IN.
|No luck for stuck truck
An overweight truck carrying a huge load is stuck in Idaho at the Washington state border,
because Washington officials won’t let it in until the weight is re-distributed.
|Small Alabama towns denied greater speed enforcement authority
An Alabama House panel voted down a bill that sought to allow small towns in the state
authority to tickets speeders on interstate highways.
|Bonds sought for road work OK’d in Arkansas
Gov. Mike Beebe has signed a bill into law that will allow Arkansas voters to decide in
November 2008 whether to authorize $575 million in bonds to cover road repairs. If approved,
the state Highway Commission would be authorized to issue the bonds through 2013.
|Mexican pilot program meeting resistance on multiple fronts
As the opening of the border to 100 Mexico-based motor carriers – with an unlimited number
of trucks – nears, the natives in the U.S. trucking industry are becoming restless.