June 16, 2015
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
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.
"Thank you for looking at the impossible and finding a safe way to make it possible." That's what Nevada Gov. Brian Sondoval said to Daimler Trucks North America officials when he officially granted the first license for an autonomous commercial truck to operate on an open public highway in the United States.
February 12, 2015
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 online truck stop maps are now available from the Nevada Department of Transportation to assist truck drivers traveling Nevada interstates.
April 26, 2013
TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers, has acquired and rebranded a travel center in Wells, Nev.
February 27, 2013
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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