DOT posts rule on drug tests

Jill Dunn | August 17, 2010

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

Water cargo projects named

Jill Dunn | August 13, 2010

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

DOT freight index up in June

| August 11, 2010

Freight transportation services index increased 4.1 percent in June from a year earlier.

Original ‘Vince and Larry’ crash test dummies donated to Smithsonian

| August 10, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation last month donated a number of “Vince and Larry” crash-test dummy costumes and related auto safety items to the Smithsonian Institution. You probably remember the PSAs from the 1980s, such ...

Suvey says DOT’s happy, how ’bout you?

| July 22, 2010

We couldn't help but chuckle here at Overdrive HQ when we saw a particular press release blast from the U.S. Department of Transportation's halls a couple weeks back now. Its title, "Latest Survey Shows DOT ...

Hours rule proposal advanced

Jill Dunn | July 12, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sent its proposed hours-of-service rule to the Secretary of Transportation.

Dentistry: latest in driving distractions

| July 07, 2010

It's been texting for a couple years now, after it was CBs and Qualcomm units and cell phones, and now DOT is reportedly eyeing other in-cab distractions for potential regulation beginning later this year. Then ...

$1.465B OKd for Dallas road

| June 23, 2010

The amount represents the second-largest loan in DOT's Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program.

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