U.S. Department of Transportation

Regular Confusion

Todd Dills | March 01, 2012

EXIT ONLY/ FMCSA missed the point in gathering support for its hours rule justification.

Amendment defeats heavier trucks

| February 01, 2012

A bipartisan amendment to require a study of the impact of heavier truck weight limits was approved.

The Apnea Hurdle

Lucinda Coulter | February 01, 2012

Coming regulations would force reckoning with a condition common to truckers. And that’s not all that could make passing the medical exam even harder.

Trade with Canada, Mexico rose in Nov.

| January 31, 2012

U.S.-Canada trade rose 12.2 percent to $44.3 billion, and U.S.-Mexico trade gained 13.3 percent to $32.4 billion.

DOT awards research grants

| January 17, 2012

Agency dispensed $77 million in grants to 22 University Transportation Centers to advance transportation research and education programs.

Freight index up in November

| January 11, 2012

Freight TSI rose 0.1 percent in November from October and 4.8 percent from a year earlier.

Freight index rises in November

| January 11, 2012

TSI rose 0.1 percent in November from October and 4.8 percent from a year earlier.

DOT to provide $1.6B for road, bridge repairs

| January 09, 2012

Money will be available to states and territories to help cover the costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by natural disasters.

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