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Groups praise amendment to suspend 2013 restart changes

| June 05, 2014

Groups representing segments of the trucking industry have been quick to praise passage of an amendment to the Transportation Department funding bill that would suspend the 2013-imposed restart provisions in hours-of-service regulations for one year.

Traffic added $9.2 billion to trucking industry costs in 2013

| May 01, 2014

Trucking lost $9.209 billion to traffic congestion in 2013, according to a recent report from the American Transportation Research Institute, who says the industry in aggregate was delayed 141 million hours in the year.

Traffic congestion soars in 2013 coinciding with economic growth, report says

| March 05, 2014

Following two years of overall decline, the amount of traffic congestion in 2013 grew 6 percent from 2012 — outpacing the U.S. economy's growth by about three times, according to traffic data firm Inrix.

Iced in: Interstates in Atlanta, Birmingham gridlocked due to impassable conditions

| January 29, 2014

Chunks of some major Interstates in Atlanta and Birmingham have been closed or at a standstill for nearly a full day due to snow and ice. Here's road closure information, along with photos from the ...

Where’s the ‘public outcry’ for better roads and bridges?

| November 26, 2013

One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.

Horror or not: Growing consumer interest in driverless cars

| November 04, 2013

Does growing interest show potential for four-wheeler safety improvement -- or the opposite?...

What happened to right-lane running? Readers respond

| October 08, 2013

Readers respond to Thom Jansen's question what happened to the an old credo taught to him by this driver father about always running in the right lane except when passing.

Use the CB to cope with ‘freight-training’ traffic phenomenon

Rey Moreno | September 08, 2013

"We can’t change how everyone drives," says independent Rey Moreno in this story, "but we do have the direct ability to change how we as professional drivers move through the crowd."

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