July 17, 2013
Three Chicago-area household goods moving companies have had their interstate operating authority revoked or suspended due to serious violations of safety and commercial regulations. In addition, all three companies were assessed civil penalties, announced the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
June 19, 2013
In light of recent reports from the American Transportation Research Institute and the National Transportation Safety Board that raise questions about the safety of medium-duty trucks, new panelists have been added to a session on medium-duty truck safety at the Fleet Safety Conference next week in Schaumburg, Ill.
June 18, 2013
Work on the U.S. 51 Ohio River bridge between Kentucky and Illinois will begin sometime after July 7 according to the Kentucky DOT. The nature of the work will limit the bridge to a 7-foot maximum load width, which excludes all but passenger vehicles from the crossing for about 60 days.
May 22, 2013
Illinois lawmakers have given final approval to legislation increasing the speed limit along rural interstate sections to 70 mph, but it's not certain whether the governor will sign it into law.
April 21, 2013
Trucks will have to be rerouted from the U.S. 51 Ohio River Bridge between Wickliffe, Ky., and Cairo, Ill., for approximately 70 days beginning in June, turning a 6-mile trip from Wickliffe to Cairo into a 80-mile detour.
February 14, 2013
CIT Kenworth Chicago has opened a full-service dealership in a new state-of-the-art facility in Mokena, Ill.
November 29, 2012
Smith Electric Vehicles announced that it will open an electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Chicago, after Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a voucher system created to accelerate the conversion from diesel to all-electric commercial vehicles
November 28, 2012
The 2013 Mid-West Truck & Trailer Show will be held Feb. 1-2 at the Peoria Civic Center in Peoria, Ill.
November 27, 2012
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration declared Illinois-based C&D Transportation Inc. an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered the interstate motor carrier to immediately shut down its operations, after numerous violations involving drivers without CDLs, drivers who couldn't speak English, hours of service and other serious incidents
The City of Chicago will launch an incentive program to encourage private and public fleets to convert their diesel trucks to electric operations. The Chicago program will be the first program in the nation based on the size of the battery being placed in the vehicle, according to city officials
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