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Nick Rahall Defeated

Top Transportation Democrat Nick Rahall Defeated In West Virginia

Nick Rahall Unseated Before Serving 20th Term Top Transportation Democrat Nick Rahall was yet another Obama supporter that fail victim in Tuesday's election. The widely known incumbent from the 3rd Congressional District in West Virginia...
ATRI Annual Survey On Trucking Industry Concerns

Hours Of Service Main Concern According To American Transportation Research Institute

Hours Of Service And Driver Shortage Lead Concerns The American Transportation Research Institute recently concluded a survey and some of the results are quite interesting to say the least. The survey list the top 10...
ATA Healthy Trucker Challenge

Healthy Trucker Challenge Great For Promoting Healthy Living In Trucking Industry

ATA Promoting Healthy Trucker Challenge The American Trucking Association announced this week at its annual meeting that they plan on tracking key trucking industry executives to promote healthy living in the trucking industry. Known as...
Cross Border Pilot Program

Truck Drivers Look For Answers From FMCSA’s Failed Cross Border Pilot Program

Cross Border Pilot Program Inaccurate? Grain Valley, Mo., Oct. 1, 2014  – In a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an association that represents professional truck drivers asked the agency to provide details...
Tracy Morgan Mercedes Van Crashed

Tracy Morgan And Others Not Wearing Seat Belts According To Walmart

Walmart Denies Negligence In Tracy Morgan Accident Walmart Transportation and Walmart denies negligence in the June 7th accident that injured Tracy Morgan and killed comedian James McNair. Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan filed a lawsuit...
Rail Services In Jeopardy

Rail Services In Jeopardy Over Lack Of Service

Poor Rail Services Could Hurt Economy Rail services are still a vital transport method used all over the country and such services could soon be in jeopardy. Rail services are not as widely used as...

Past DOT Chiefs Urging Long-Term Solution To Highway Trust Fund

WASHINGTON — As Congress will once again consider legislation to avoid another shortfall of the Highway Trust Fund, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and 11 of his 13 living predecessors have sent a letter to...

30,000 Medical Professionals Now Listed On National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)  announced that 8,000 more health professionals have been added to the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) since the new system for...

Truckload Linehaul Rates In North America Up 5.2 Percent In June

Promising Truckload Linehaul Rates Truckload linehaul rates paid by North American shippers in June were 5.2 percent higher than in June of last year, the Cass Truckload Index shows. “As demand continues to increase while capacity...

$11 Billion dollar Highway Plan Passes House Vote

A $11 billion dollar Highway Plan was passed earlier in the week that will fund the Highway Trust Fund for a total of six months, but the bill does nothing to address the systemic shortfall in federal...