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.

DOT adds $6M for truck parking on interstates

| June 22, 2010

The agency added $6 million to help address parking shortage for commercial trucks on five U.S. interstates.

LaHood responds to ATA letter

Jill Dunn | June 05, 2010

The June 3 letter responded to an ATA letter in which the ATA said the DOT appeared to disproportionately support non-truck transport.

Obama orders heavy-truck fuel economy standards

| May 21, 2010

The nation’s first fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards on new medium- and heavy-duty trucks will begin with model year 2014.

Freight index rose in March

| May 13, 2010

The March Freight TSI gained 2.6 percent from March 2009, the first year-to-year increase in the freight index since July 2008.

Cross-border trucking proposal coming

Jill Dunn | May 12, 2010

DOT Secretary Ray LaHood said a cross-border trucking program plan with Mexico would be announced “closer than soon.”

DOT seeks comment on transportation plan

| May 11, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking public comment to help finalize a new strategic plan that returns the focus of transportation decisions to the people who use the transportation systems and their communities. The plan, ...

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