National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Agency to analyze impact of heavy truck emissions

| June 14, 2010

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for more fuel-efficient trucks.

Kansas enacts seatbelt law

| June 11, 2010

The new law makes Kansas eligible to receive $11 million in federal incentive funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Georgia to ban texting

| June 08, 2010

The new Georgia primary law, which is effective July 1, prohibits drivers of all ages from texting while driving.

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.

Wisconsin to ban texting

| May 05, 2010

Now half of the states prohibit texting while behind the wheel in some form.

Michigan begins texting ban

| May 03, 2010

Texting while driving is a secondary offense that allows law enforcement officials to ticket drivers if they are pulled over for another offense.

Iowa bans texting while driving

| April 07, 2010

Iowa became the 21st state to ban texting April 2 when Gov. Chet Culver signed an anti-texting-while-driving bill into law for all drivers in the state.

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Overdrive Staff | April 01, 2010

The cross-border trucking program with Mexico, a driver screening Web site, the Illiana Expressway, IdleAire and truck-only toll lanes in Florida are among the issues featured.

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