Street-sign replacement program put on hold for 45-day comment period

| November 30, 2010

Federally mandated changes to the design of local/state governments' corner road signs -- requiring mixed capital/lower-case type treatment with more reflective lettering, in effect a complete overhaul of existing signs the nation over by 2018 ...

Groups’ lawsuit would block CSA 2010 carrier disclosure

| November 23, 2010

At least three industry organizations are planning to file a lawsuit seeking to block or delay disclosure of certain data that could misrepresent carriers’ safety record.

Banks added to small business lending list

| November 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the addition of three new participating lenders in its Short Term Lending Program.

Hours proposal timeline set

Jill Dunn | November 19, 2010

The White House Office of Management and Budget is expected to release proposed rulemaking on hours of service by Nov. 26.

DOT launches distracted driving video online

| November 17, 2010

Online video series explores the consequences of texting and cell phone use while driving.

‘Alcolocks’ coming to U.S. Class 8s?

| November 12, 2010

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 ...

Pennsylvania carriers must display DOT number

Jill Dunn | November 04, 2010

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

DOT awards $600M for infrastructure projects

| October 20, 2010

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

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