tolls

Tolls likely for proposed Ohio River bridge replacement

The Federal Highway Administration describes the Brent Spence Bridge as “functionally obsolete" because of capacity, sight distance and safety issues.

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Hours of service, CSA top targets for House transportation committee

The transportation committee in the U.S. House said it intends to target hours of service rules, CSA and state tolls in the upcoming term.

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Pennsylvania, Kansas turnpikes increase tolls

On Sunday, drivers begin paying a toll increase on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and in three weeks, Kansas Turnpike users also will see a toll hike.

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NY decides against truck toll hikes

A preliminary plan to raise tolls on truck drivers traveling the New York Thruway has been scrapped in favor of a new plan that involves shoring up spending and better asset management.

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Va.’s new U.S. 460 to charge $11.72 toll

When Virginia opens the new Route 460 in 2018, truckers will pay $11.72 to drive the entire 55-mile extension, while the current route will remain toll free.

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Ohio takes on ‘trucker’ toll scam

A toll-evasion scam on the Ohio Turnpike yields no shortage of boosted cash for road operators -- and a little indignation from haulers on being singled out.

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Highway bill highlight reel

The American Trucking Associations' summary of new highway bill items that are of interest to motor carriers, sent out to various media, follows -- I've rearranged a few items of driver/owner-operator interest to bring them closer to the top. Electronic Logging Devices The bill requires DOT to establish regulations mandating electronic logging devices (EOBRs) for motor carriers currently required to complete paper logs.  The regulations must be in place within 1 year; carriers will have two years ...

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NY, Maine consider hefty toll hikes

New York is considering a 45 percent increase in commercial tolls. Maine will meet this month about tolls for truck drivers.

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Senate OKs transportation bill

Two-year $109-billion transportation bill includes funds for creating truck parking and an electronic onboard recorder mandate.

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Protecting our profits from obscene toll hikes

I learned today something about New York mileage tax and fuel tax that I did not know before and that may work to our benefit.

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