weather

As Gulf Coast, Southeast hit by tropical storm, two states suspend hours regs

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards issued emergency declarations Tuesday, June 20. The declaration of emergency suspends certain regulations for truckers responding to the emergency, including hours-of-service regulations.

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Weather Co. launches ground-transport weather dashboard

A tool for dispatch and drivers, the dashboard includes information on weather and road conditions, including precipitation, wind, fog, ice and pooling water. The dashboard also integrates real-time traffic flow and incident data, and flags safety hazards.

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New York lifts winter storm travel bans

New York has lifted all travel bans that were a result of Winter Storm Stella, which included a truck ban on interstates 81, 84, 86, 88 and the New York State Thruway.

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I-95 closures remain in effect as flooding continues in North Carolina

Portions of I-95 in North Carolina remain closed because of flooding, according to the latest updates from the North Carolina DOT.

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Hours, size/weight reg suspensions now in effect in six states after hurricane landfall

Virginia and Kentucky have joined Florida, South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina in temporarily suspending certain trucking regulations in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew's weekend landfall.

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I-95 reopens in Georgia, still closed in portions of Carolinas due to Hurricane Matthew flooding

Interstate 95 in Georgia is open to traffic as of Sunday afternoon, but chunks in South Carolina and North Carolina remain blocked or closed.

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DOT: Trucking loses $3.8M annually to weather delays

The agency assessed weather’s effect on freight in 13 diverse regions as a follow up to its 2012 national estimate of weather delays affecting trucking. The new analysis indicated a significantly lower national cost estimate than the previous study’s $8-9 billion estimate.

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Truck driver killed in Houston flooding after historic rainfall

A truck driver was one of at least five people who died during the historic rainfall that flooded much of the Houston metropolitan area Sunday, April 17 and Monday, April 18.

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Truck takes on flooded highway

Warm temperatures melted snow and then the rains came. However, the driver of this truck didn’t seem to notice … or at least didn’t care.

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Flooding causing highway problems throughout South

A rain system stalled over Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas is wreaking havoc and causing flooding on many major highways and interstates.

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