DOT

‘Alcolocks’ coming to U.S. Class 8s?

In the area of emissions, the regs tend to roll from California to the rest of the country; in safety/in-cab technology, though, quite a lot has sailed west across the big Atlantic pond in recent years, from EOBRs to governors and more....

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Pennsylvania carriers must display DOT number

Pennsylvania carriers in intrastate commerce now must have a U.S. Department of Transportation number.

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DOT awards $600M for infrastructure projects

More than 40 capital construction projects and 33 planning projects in 40 states will share nearly $600 million.

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Freight index fell 0.6% in August

The Freight TSI has risen 4.4 percent over the last 15 months, after declining 15.3 percent in the previous 10 months.

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DOT awards university grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced more than $18.7 million in grants to 11 University Transportation Centers.

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DOT awards university grants

Grants of more than $9.2 million will go to seven University Transportation Centers that are using new technologies and developing innovative approaches to improve transportation systems.

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Requests far exceed DOT grant funds

Nearly 1,000 construction grant applications for more than $19 billion far exceeded the $600 million available.

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Time extended to use new alcohol test form

The U.S. Department of Transportation has extended the deadline to begin using updated Alcohol Testing Forms to Jan. 1.

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DOT posts rule on drug tests

Procedures involve testing for Ecstasy, amphetamines, cocaine and heroin.

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Water cargo projects named

In 2007, Congress mandated a program to better use waterways to decrease highway congestion and emissions.

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