Nevada

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June 16, 2015

Commentary: Moving Toward the Autonomous Truck

I wasn’t alone in assuming we'd see an autonomous truck on German or Dutch or maybe Swedish roads long before we saw it here but Nevada and Daimler surprised us all.

May 5, 2015

Autonomous Freightliner Premieres With Hoover Dam Fanfare

Daimler Trucks North America introduced its new autonomous Freightliner Inspiration Truck Tuesday night at Hoover Dam, using the historic dam as the world's largest projection screen in its dramatic premier.

February 12, 2015

FMCSA Shuts Down Carrier for Safety Violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Las Vegas, -based JDJD Transportation to immediately shut down following a federal investigation revealing several widespread violations of critical safety regulations.

January 27, 2015

Nevada Working on Freight Transportation Plan

The Nevada Department of Transportation has announced it will put together a plan for making enhancements to the state’s transportation system when it comes to moving freight.

November 5, 2014

Nevada Grants AutoSock Approval as Chain Alternative

The state of Nevada approved the use of AutoSock’s textile traction devices as alternatives to metal chains in snowy conditions. Nevada had required the use of chains in certain operating conditions.

October 7, 2014

Nevada Fast-Tracks I-15 Repairs

The Nevada Department of Transportation has fast-tracked repairs to Interstate-15, south of Mesquite, which was affected by a September 26 flash flood, washing away the roadway and temporarily closing the interstate.

September 19, 2014

Truck Restrictions Removed from Section of Nevada I-15

One southbound lane and two northbound lanes are now open on Interstate 15 in Nevada near Moapa, after a section of the route was closed more than a week ago.

September 15, 2014

Section of I-15 Partially Reopens to Commercial Traffic

The Nevada Department of Transportation reopened Interstate 15 north of Las Vegas Friday after 4 p.m., but only partially for commercial vehicles.

September 12, 2014

Section of Nevada I-15 May Reopen Friday

Nevada transportation officials hope to reopen sometime Friday a section of Interstate 15 between Las Vegas and the Utah border that has been closed since Monday -- however, trucks heading in one direction will continue to have to take a long and painful detour.

September 11, 2014

Section of Nevada I-15 May Reopen Friday, Possibly Not for Trucks

Nevada transportation officials are hoping to reopen sometime Friday a section of Interstate 15 between Las Vegas and the Utah that has been closed since Monday, due to flooding that resulted in damage to the route.

September 9, 2014

Section of I-15 Closed for Several Days Following Nevada Flooding

A big portion of Interstate 15 Nevada is closed following flooding on Monday that caused parts of the route to be washed away.

September 3, 2014

Big Judgement Against Carrier Over Deadly 2011 Nevada Train Crash

A jury decided a civil case on Friday that pitted the nation’s passenger rail service against one trucking company, with the fleet having to pay more than $4.5 million in damages, according to Courthouse News Service.

December 12, 2013

New Nevada Online Truckstop Maps Now Available

New online truck stop maps are now available from the Nevada Department of Transportation to assist truck drivers traveling Nevada interstates.

April 26, 2013

Petro Stopping Center Open in Wells, Nevada

TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers, has acquired and rebranded a travel center in Wells, Nev.

February 27, 2013

Nevada Mulls Higher Speed Limits

Legislation introduced this week in Nevada could result in speed limits of as much as 85 mph on some Interstate roadways.

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