Tag: New York
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June 16, 2020
New York police cracking down on speeding through Aug. 7
Police throughout New York are conducting a crackdown on speeding through Wednesday, Aug. 7, as part of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee’s (GTSC) Speed Awareness Week.
August 2, 2019
Truck ban lifted on most New York highways; Gov. Cuomo scolds violating truckers
After an accident that involved five tractor-trailers and injured a state trooper, Cuomo said violators would receive a $450 fine, two points on their license and possibly face criminal charges.
February 1, 2019
Hazardous weather prompts New York highway truck bans
The New York State DOT has banned trucks on all of or portions of I-190, I-290, U.S. 219, Route 5 Skyway, Route 400, I-90, I-81 and a number of bridges in New York City.
January 30, 2019
Lane restrictions, closures planned for interstates in Arizona, New York
Overnight lane restrictions are planned for I-17 in Phoenix on Thursday and Friday night, while overnight lane restrictions are planned for I-10 in Tucson between Saturday, Jan. 12, and Saturday, Jan. 19. The New York State Thruway will also briefly close Saturday morning at the Tappan Zee Bridge.
January 10, 2019
Electronic Logging Devices
New York won’t issue ELD citations until state adopts rule
The state of New York has not been issuing citations to carriers or drivers for not using an electronic logging device, the state’s supreme court confirmed in a decision issued on New Year’s Eve. Such citations for non-compliance with the ELD mandate will not be issued until the state adopts the U.S. DOT’s ELD rule into its own regulations.
January 7, 2019
Trucker rescues two dogs thrown from moving SUV on I-81 in New York
WICZ-TV in Binghamton reports the trucker saw the dark-colored SUV slow down on I-81 between Marathon and Whitney Point and the dogs being thrown out the window. The trucker, identified only as Adam from Syracuse, stopped and began to help the two injured dogs.
December 17, 2018
‘About time’: Readers respond to new CVSA directive not to wake off-duty drivers to inspect
Responses to CVSA’s new policy directive to inspectors not to wake off-duty truckers for the purposes of conducting a random inspection ranged from exasperated positivity — “About time” ran the two-word response of multiple readers at Overdrive’s Facebook page — to I-hope-they-get-the-memo identifications of specific problem jurisdictions.
November 14, 2018
Toughest 10 states for violation intensity and how New York, Texas stand out
This top 10 states can be the toughest since they issue the most violations per inspections. Check out all the details and get more information on Overdrive.
October 5, 2018
Roadside distractions: The Empire State’s truck-enforcement efforts, by the numbers
New York has staffed up well to maintain its inspection volume. Read all more about the Empire State's inspection efforts here on Overdrive.
September 28, 2018
Summer seasonal rate doldrums starting to turn early in some dry van, reefer markets
Rates often stagnate after the June peak, and markets softened in July. But prices may have turned a corner last week, with van rates holding steady on higher volumes in some markets.
August 9, 2018
Novel ‘best practices’ parking examples data collection under way
A new effort from a working group within the National Coalition on Truck Parking needs your help to identify novel parking solutions in order that states, municipalities and private entities not always seen as truck-parking providers might implement them.
April 5, 2018
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