Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill which includes a proposed 2.7 percent annual increase in Turnpike truck tolls through 2023 and approves speed increases on some roadways.
The Federal Highway Administration describes the Brent Spence Bridge as “functionally obsolete" because of capacity, sight distance and safety issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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