DOT

DOT freight index unchanged

Though freight TSI declined 4.1 percent during 2009, the index increased 2.9 percent over the last seven months of the year.

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DOT makes transit awards

Recovery Act awards were made to fund 51 innovative transportation projects.

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Drug test changes proposed

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed amending provisions of its urine drug testing procedures.

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Trade with Canada, Mexico drops 2.9% in November

U.S. surface transportation trade declined both from a year earlier and from October.

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DOT prohibits driver texting immediately

Truck and bus drivers who text while driving commercial vehicles may be subject to civil or criminal penalties of up to $2,750.

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Pennsylvania’s I-80 tolling foes continue fight

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood recently said a decision on the state’s application to toll would be reached soon.

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ATA seeks to identify HOS documents

The American Trucking Associations is seeking clarification of what documents carriers must keep to prove hours-of-service compliance.

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National distracted driving group formed

FocusDriven is organization devoted to raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.

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NAFTA surface trade decline improves

Surface transportation trade among the United States and Canada and Mexico dropped 15.5 percent to $61.4 billion.

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Dates set for HOS comments

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold four listening sessions in January to gather information.

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