March 31, 2014 - Industry News
Motor carriers operating in Ohio can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to taxes following a March 19 ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court.
Tags: Taxes, Ohio, Fleets, Litigation
March 7, 2014 - Industry News
Ford announced production of its all-new 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks will shift from Mexico to Ohio Assembly Plant starting early next year, with the trucks on sale in spring 2015.
Tags: Ford, Expansion, Ohio, Work Truck Show, Medium-Duty Trucks
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
December 8, 2013 - Industry News
Work will continue on the I-24 Ohio River Bridge between Paducah, Ky., and Metropolis, Ill., into mid-January, and the maximum load width will be reduced.
Tags: Ohio, Illinois, Highways, I-24
December 5, 2013 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in Dayton, Ohio, off I-75, expanding its presence in the Buckeye State. The new Love’s is open 24 hours a day and features 98 truck parking spaces.
Tags: Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Drivers, Fleets, Diesel Fuel, DEF, I-75, Ohio
November 22, 2013 - Industry News
Interstate 90 east in Cleveland, Ohio, over the Innerbelt Bridge, between I-490 and I-77, has been closed through the weekend and is expected to reopen onto the new bridge by 6 a.m. Monday.
Tags: Ohio, I-90
September 22, 2013 - Industry News
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert drivers traveling I-24, East and Westbound in Massac County of upcoming lane reductions on the Ohio River Bridge at Paducah-Metropolis.
Tags: Ohio, Illinois, Road Construction
September 9, 2013 - Industry News
The chief financial officer of a trucking company has received a sentence of two and half years in prison in relation to a $3.6 million check kiting scheme.
Tags: Ohio, Fleets, Fraud
July 22, 2013 - Industry News
Five state legislatures voted this year to raise speed limits on some divided highways in their states. They’re following the lead of Texas, which last year bumped the speed limit on one stretch to 85 mph, the highest in the nation.
Tags: Speed Limits, Texas, Ohio, Maine, Utah, Illinois, New Hampshire
July 16, 2013 - Industry News
Officials with the Ohio Turnpike have voted to borrow $1.5 billion, and with it will come annual toll hikes to help pay off the debt. Next year’s hike will be 2.7% with further increases tied to the region’s inflation rate.
Tags: Ohio Turnpike, Ohio, Tolls, Highways
July 1, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation signed into law earlier this year in Ohio pushes the speed limit from 65 mph to 70 mph along rural portions of interstate routes for both trucks and four-wheelers.
Tags: Ohio, Speed Limits, Highways
June 24, 2013 - Industry News
Starting in July, the Ohio Trucking University, will be offering a comprehensive series of education programs covering a broad range of topics
Tags: Ohio, Training
June 13, 2013 - Industry News
Two officials with Ohio-based Dart Trucking have been found guilty of bank fraud charges related to a $3.6 million check-kiting scheme.
Tags: Fraud, Fleets, Ohio
April 9, 2013 - Industry News
Tolls along the Ohio Turnpike for both trucks and passenger vehicles will increase the first of 2014 and throughout the next decade under a plan that received tentative approved by the Ohio Turnpike Commission.
Tags: Tolls, Ohio, E-ZPass, Ohio Turnpike, Highways
April 2, 2013 - Industry News
Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday signed a transportation budget bill that includes higher speed limits and diverting money from the Ohio Turnpike for other road purposes.
Tags: Speed limit, Ohio, Highway Funding, Ohio Turnpike, Tolls
March 13, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation being considered by Ohio lawmakers to increase the maximum truck weight on the state’s non-interstate routes from 80,000 pounds to 90,000 pounds has been removed from a larger bill.
Tags: Ohio, Government, Truck Weights
February 4, 2013 - Industry News
Shale energy exploration, the growing practice of deep horizontal drilling to harvest oil and natural gas previously beyond reach, has changed America’s energy industry and overall economy.
Tags: Fracking, OIl, Natural Gas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Economy
December 15, 2012 - Industry News
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed an agreement that describes in broad terms how their two states will cooperatively build a new bridge over the Ohio River between Cincinnati and Covington
Tags: Highways, Ohio, Kentucky, I-75, I-71
December 13, 2012 - Industry News
Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced plans to generate $3 billion for state road projects -- without leasing it or selling it to a private outside concern
Tags: Highways, Tolls, Ohio
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