Todd Dills

I-94E in Detroit: Two right lanes to close Fri.-Mon.

Road crews will take to I-94 at in Detroit, closing two lanes at milemarker 212 for road work Friday-Monday.

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Spot market demand weak on West Coast with port disruptions

As spot freight falls into a typical seasonal plateau, the West Coast port disruption throws a complication on top of it All throughout the Western regions things are slower, DAT reports.

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POLL: During your last inspection, were you asked to supply your med card?

With the recent change in rules around drivers' need to carry paper medical cards after 15 days beyond renewal, what are you seeing on the road?

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Trucking — or not — with the twenty-somethings

A twenty-something attempts a (well-considered, lengthy) answers to the question of why his generation seemingly isn't interested in truck driving, by and large.

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Construction begins March 7 on new connector at Chicago’s Circle Interchange

A $475 million upgrade to the link between the northbound I-90/94 Dan Ryan Expressway and the I-290 Eisenhower Expressway westbound in Chicago gets under way March 7. Expect delays.

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New kids’ book from 28-year trucking veteran

Jeffrey Otersen's "Little Truckers: Feeling Scrappy" book for young readers tells the story of a classic living legend of a rig among the trucks of the Shamrock Lucky trucking company in Truckington, Ohio.

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Got ice? White stuff?

Report from an ice storm: Icy conditions along I-40 across the nation's midsection will continue through this evening/tomorrow morning, among other weather updates. . .

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Open government or rabbit hole?

Annals of government transparency: Jeb Bush's email response to a Florida trucker in 1999 highlights the difficulties of engagement.

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Barriers to the next generation of drivers detailed in ATRI’s demographics study

It will be difficult, noted ATRI President Rebecca Brewster, to keep drivers in trucking if "the drivers are forced ... to drive during periods of increased risk" due to the nature of the hours of service regulations.

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Keystone XL: Congress sends approval bill to the White House

Legislation granting necessary approvals for the pipeline has now passed both houses of Congress -- President has signaled he would veto the measure.

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