DOT updates rules timetable

Jill Dunn | August 12, 2011

Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.

DOT funds for Iowa

| July 28, 2011

$2 million in emergency money goes to the Iowa Department of Transportation to reimburse the state for work done on federal-aid highways.

DOT steps up carrier inspections

| July 19, 2011

FMCSA has cracked down on unsafe carriers through surprise inspections, full compliance reviews and enforcement actions.

DOT offers $527M in grants

| July 01, 2011

TIGER grants fund innovative transportation projects that address job creation and make a significant impact on a region.

DOT gives road repair funds

| May 25, 2011

Agency made $1 million immediately available to Minnesota to repair roads and bridges.

DOT to hold EOBR meeting

| May 24, 2011

A public meeting on May 31 will focus on technologies of electronic onboard recorders.

Lawmakers protest cross-border trucking plan

Jill Dunn | May 04, 2011

At least 35 federal lawmakers have signed a draft of a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood protesting the DOT proposal.

The great tomato heist — Cargo thieves still operating in plain sight

| April 25, 2011

I missed this report from the New York Times a week and a half back, about a sophisticated cargo-theft ring operating a seemingly legitimate trucking company in Florida, with a twist. The freight targeted wasn't ...

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