Boston

Winter storm cutting from Midwest across Southeast and beyond through Thur.

Various winter storm warnings were in effect for areas from Texas and Oklahoma east to the Appalachians and beyond; Also: More winter-trucking pics from readers around the nation.

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Boston hazmat route recommended

The Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association is strongly encouraging use of a Boston hazmat route city officials recommended.

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Boston’s hazmat daytime ban extended

The City of Boston is working under a 45-day extension of its daytime ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials. The federal government had just lifted the ban May 17 after city officials repeatedly failed to justify the ban as required by law. City officials had asked the government for a nine-month extension. Trucks hauling hazardous materials through Boston will be allowed to drive through only between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., which continues a restriction the city ...

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Boston’s hazmat daytime ban extended

The city is working under a 45-day extension of its daytime ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials.

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Agency overturns Boston hazmat ban

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rejected Boston’s de facto ban on hazmat hauling.

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