July 12, 2016 - Industry News
Missouri Governor Jeremiah W. Nixon has vetoed a bill that would have established a pilot program for testing automated long-haul trucks using platooning technology.
Tags: Tesla Motors, Missouri, Truck Platooning
December 30, 2015 - Industry News
Massive flooding caused by heavy rains in Northeastern Missouri has closed more than 225 roads in the state as the Mississippi River overruns its banks and threatens to break levees in several areas.
Tags: Missouri Department of Transportation, Flooding, Missouri, Road Closure
August 26, 2015 - Industry News
Anheuser-Busch has replaced all 97 diesel-fueled tractors in its St. Louis fleet with new compressed natural gas (CNG)-fueled tractors, the brewing company announced. By transitioning to CNG technology, Anheuser-Busch expects to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 2,500 tons per year.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Missouri, CNG, Anheuser-Busch, CNG Conversion
February 11, 2015 - Industry News
Due to a planned closure on the morning of Feb. 17, drivers using Interstate 270 in North St. Louis County and Madison County, Ill., are being encouraged to consider alternate routes.
Tags: Missouri, Illinois, St. Louis, Road Closure, I-270
January 28, 2015 - Industry News
The owner of a trucking company received the maximum sentence possible by a federal court in Missouri after pleading guilty last year for his role in a cargo theft scheme.
Tags: Missouri, Cargo Theft, Crime
January 16, 2015 - Industry News
Missouri transportation officials have warned the state is short on cash when it comes to paying for road and bridge projects and that will result in some having to be put off while bridges may see reduced weight limits to being outright closed.
Tags: Missouri, Highway Funding, Highways, Road Construction, Bridges
December 9, 2014 - Industry News
A Kansas City, Missouri truck driver was sentenced in federal court on Monday for his role in a 14-year-long conspiracy to steal more than $1 million worth of trucks and trailers and their cargo.
Tags: Drivers, Missouri, Crime & Fraud, Cargo Theft
December 4, 2014 - Industry News
Republic Services has added 20 compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Springfield, Mo., area, the waste management company announced.
Tags: Republic Services, Missouri, CNG, Refuse Trucks
September 25, 2014 - Industry News
Travis E. Honaker received a sentence from a federal judge in Missouri of three years and one month in federal prison without parole and was ordered to pay $945,200 in restitution earlier this month.
Tags: Missouri, Crime & Fraud, Prime Inc.
September 24, 2014 - Industry News
The former comptroller for a Missouri carrier has been sentenced after being convicted for stealing $4.9 million from his employer.
Tags: FBI, Theft, Missouri, Crime & Fraud, Fraud, Crime
September 3, 2014 - Industry News
Several lane closures on Interstate 64 in St. Louis are expected to impact drivers heading downtown from Sept. 4-10.
Tags: Traffic Congestion, Missouri Department of Transportation, I-70, I-64, St. Louis, Missouri, Highway Construction
July 28, 2014 - Industry News
The freight brokerage firm Total Quality Logistics has selected St. Louis to open its new office, giving it locations in 14 states.
Tags: Missouri, Logistics, Total Quality Logistics
July 15, 2014 - Industry News
A Memphis, Tenn., business owner pleaded guilty in federal court in Springfield, Mo. on Monday to his role in a cargo theft scheme that included a theft in West Plains, Mo.
Tags: Tennessee, Missouri, Crime & Fraud, Cargo Theft
July 8, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of I-44 in both directions from Broadway to the Poplar Street Bridge in St. Louis this weekend.
Tags: Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri, I-44, Interstate 44, St. Louis
June 12, 2014 - Industry News
The Laclede Group has debuted its first Spire Natural Gas Fueling station near Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
Tags: Fueling Station, Missouri, I-70, Laclede, Interstate 70, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG
June 10, 2014 - Industry News
The westbound truck parking facility at Mineola, Mo., located at mile marker 170 on Interstate 70, opened this week for commercial vehicles with an additional 40 spaces bringing the total number of parking spots to 64.
Tags: Drivers, Missouri, Safety & Compliance, I-70, Interstate 70, Truck Parking
April 17, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation has launched the next phase of the Missouri Freight Plan to engage business and local leaders, along with freight and industry stakeholders, in a discussion regarding funding of Missouri's freight infrastructure.
Tags: Infrastructure, Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri, Highways, Freight
April 1, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of Interstate 64 in two places in the Chesterfield Valley, west of the St. Louis area, starting at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4.
Tags: Missouri, Detours, Road Construction, I-64, Interstate 64
February 10, 2014 - Industry News
This past weekend marked the official opening of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. The monumental $695 million bridge provides a different way for millions of drivers to cross the Mississippi River between Illinois and Missouri.
Tags: Missouri, Illinois, I-70, I-55
January 28, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation has launched the Missouri Freight Plan, the next step in a process started last year to develop the state's long-range transportation plan.
Tags: Missouri, Highways, Freight, Infrastructure
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
The owner, operator, and president of East, St. Louis, Ill.-based Clark Trucking and Excavation was sentenced to 33 months in prison late last week.
Tags: Drivers, Missouri, Fraud, Crime
January 10, 2014 - Industry News
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all lanes of I-70 downtown between Pine Street and the Poplar Street Bridge starting at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, weather permitting.
Tags: Missouri, I-70, Highway Construction
While record-setting cold weather has let up across many affected portions of the United States, the number of waivers to trucking rules issued by states continues growing.
Tags: Minnesota, Regulations, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Kansas, Maine, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Vermont, New Hampshire, Kentucky, Safety & Compliance, FMCSA, New York
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, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Safety & Compliance, Weather, Ohio, Missouri, Oklahoma
November 18, 2013 - Industry News
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a project to expand the Interstate 70 truck parking facilities near Mineola.
Tags: Missouri, I-70, Interstate 70, Truck Parking
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