August 8, 2013 - Industry News
A recent Detroit Free Press story about Michigan having permit fees for overweight that are much less than neighboring states has caught the attention of Gov. Rick Snyder.
June 5, 2013 - Industry News
Years of research have produced mixed views on whether different freeway speed limits for cars and trucks make roads safer, but Wayne State University researchers are taking a comprehensive approach to answering that question for state officials.
Tags: Speed limit, Michigan, Industry research, Wayne State University, Safety, Highways
May 9, 2013 - Industry News
After decades of prohibiting trucks from legally transporting hazardous materials over the Ambassador Bridge that carries traffic between the U.S. and Canada, Michigan has proposed lifting the ban.
Tags: Canada, Michigan, Ambassador Bridge, Cross-Border Trucking, NAFTA, Hazmat
April 18, 2013 - Industry News
Kentucky Trailer has opened its new 46,000-square-foot service and reconditioning facility at 53000 Grand River Avenue in New Hudson, Mich.
Tags: Michigan, Trailers, Kentucky Trailer
More than two months after Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder called for increasing revenue for road and bridge projects, state lawmakers are considering a plan that would end some taxes on fuel and bring in new ones.
Tags: Michigan, Diesel Tax, Gasoline Tax, Fuel and Oil
April 15, 2013 - Industry News
The building of a second bridge connecting Detroit with Windsor, Ontario, has moved another step closer to reality with U.S. federal approval, but opposition to the plans still exist, including in the form of lawsuits.
Tags: Ambassador Bridge, New International Trade Crossing, Canada, Michigan, Cross-Border Trucking, Highways
March 25, 2013 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week ordered two trucking companies and one driver to stop operating as imminent hazards to public safety. The orders were triggered by flagrant disregard for hours of service and other safety regulations.
Tags: FMCSA, Michigan, Hours of Service, Georgia
December 10, 2012 - Industry News
President Barack Obama visited Detroit Diesel Corp. in Redford, Mich., on Monday to recognize Daimler Trucks North America's decision to invest $120 million in facilities to build the new Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission and the new Detroit DD15 proprietary asymmetric turbocharger in the United States
Tags: Industry, Detroit Diesel, Michigan, transmissions, Obama
December 9, 2012 - Industry News
President Obama is scheduled to travel today to Redford Township, Mich., for an event on the economy at the Daimler Detroit Diesel plant
Tags: Michigan, Detroit Diesel, Obama
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