Interstate

Florida legislature eyeing December 2018 ELD deadline for intrastate carriers, California uncertain

Florida's move for its sizable intrastate market follows that of Texas, which adopted a December 2019 date for the ELD requirements for intrastate carriers. California Highway Patrol reps, meanwhile, note they're yet uncertain on an intrastate ELD mandate there.

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Atlanta gets worse: Truck traffic on I-20 WB now being diverted

Truckers traveling through Atlanta on I-20 westbound will be diverted after a section of the Interstate buckling Monday morning.

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Congress considering pilot program for CDL holders younger than 21 to haul interstate

Congress considering pilot program for CDL holders younger than 21 to haul interstate

U.S. Sen. Deb Fisher has introduced legislation that would allow a pilot program for CDL holders younger than 21 to do interstate hauling and delivery.

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‘Zero highway deaths’ goal needs general public target

'Zero highway deaths' goal needs general public target

Regulators' ultimate goal pondered, in light of the laundry list of highway-bill recommendations the MCSAC delivered to Congress two weeks back.

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The best and worst from a Southeast out-and-back

A few notes on highway observations between Little Rock, Ark., and Chesterfield, S.C., taking I-40 on the way east and I-20 heading west.

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LaHood’s right — Sequester’s dumb, and we’re doing nothing for our kids

LaHood's right — Sequester's dumb, and we're doing nothing for our kids

This generation inherited great advancements in transportation — like the Interstate system — and, not only did we give nothing back, we failed to take care of what was given to us.

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Interstate Distributor announces new pay package

Interstate Distributor’s new package, “My Pay”, provides over-the-road regional drivers with a competitive base rate per mile with the potential to add an additional 3 cents per mile quarterly. The compensation package focuses on safety, service and operational excellence. Officials say it gives the company the ability to create new jobs, add more home time options and improve average weekly miles while adding 350 2013 Freightliners to its fleet. For more information, visit the Interstate website.

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