DOT will use its Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan program to help finance five highway projects.
The amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry rose 0.5 percent in February, according to DOT numbers.
Year's top owner-operator named, N.C., Virginia and Missouri in tolling program, FMCSA wants EOBR survey excluded and more industry news items are featured.
Federal officials have shut down a small Utah carrier after declaring the company and its principal an imminent public safety hazard.
Surface transportation trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico in January increased 11.5 percent over January 2011.
Owner-operator Ken Stewart told federal regulators what he would do the day he is forced to put an electronic onboard recorder in his truck.
Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.
Report points to a sizeable gap between current spending and projected levels of investment needed to maintain the nation’s highways.
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