December 2, 2014 - Industry News
A plan in Michigan’s Senate to greatly reduce the maximum truck weight along state roadways was defeated Tuesday in a 22-15 vote.
Tags: Legislation, Michigan, Truck Weights
September 5, 2014 - Industry News
The Michigan Department of Transportation has activated the Truck Parking Information and Management System on a section of Interstate 94 in southwest Michigan.
Tags: Michigan, HOS, Truck Parking, Interstate 94, Highways
July 30, 2014 - Industry News
The building of a new bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada took another step forward Wednesday with the appointments of members to an authority that will oversee construction of the new public owned span between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Mich.
Tags: Canada, Cross-Border Trucking, Michigan, Ambassador Bridge, Bridges
February 3, 2014 - Industry News
Thje Michigan Department of Transportation has determined that public safety would not be enhanced by allowing corrosive or flammable materials to cross the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit.
Tags: Cross-Border Trucking, Michigan, Surface Trade, Hazmat, Ambassador Bridge
January 6, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving mainly hours of service rules, when it comes to hauling various fuels.
Tags: Drivers, Minnesota, Regulations, Michigan, Hours of Service, New Jersey, Arkansas, Vermont, New Hampshire, Safety and Compliance, Weather, Massachusetts, Maine, Ohio, Missouri, Oklahoma
January 2, 2014 - Industry News
Extremely cold weather in parts of the country has led to some states issuing emergency waivers of federal trucking rules when it comes to hauling different fuels.
Tags: Diesel, Gasoline, Minnesota, Michigan, New Jersey, Propane Autogas, Vermont, New Hampshire, Weather
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: Detroit Diesel, Transmissions, Michigan, President Obama, Detroit DT12, Automated Manual Transmissions, Fuel Economy
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, President Obama
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