July 8, 2016 - Industry News
Ohio state agencies have teamed up to develop procedures for deaf or hearing-impaired Ohioans who qualify for a federal hearing-exemption waiver to train and test for obtaining a Commercial Driver’s License.
Tags: FMCSA, Ohio, Driver Shortage, Deaf and Hearing Impaired Drivers
May 18, 2016 - Industry News
The Kenworth plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, is getting a $17 million automated storage facility to bring cab parts inside, out of the weather, and add efficiency to assembly operations, executives said on Wednesday. They also foresee another healthy sales year for Class 8 trucks.
Tags: Kenworth, Kenworth T680, Kenworth T880, Vehicle Manufacturing, Ohio
May 11, 2016 - Industry News
Truck dealer group Fyda Freightliner has opened a new 46,000-square-foot, full-service Freightliner and Western Star dealership in Zanesville, Ohio.
Tags: Freightliner, Western Star, Ohio, Dealership, Fyda Freightliner
January 5, 2016 - Industry News
Truck dealer group Fyda Freightliner has started construction of a full-service Freightliner and Western Star dealership in Zanesville, Ohio, slated to open in April 2016.
Tags: Freightliner, Western Star, Ohio, Dealership
August 20, 2015 - Industry News
Honda has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on its campus in Marysville, Ohio, the company announced.
Tags: Honda, Ohio, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
April 8, 2015 - Industry News
Ohio Gov. John Kasich's $7 billion state transportation budget drops long-running requirements for the use of biodiesel and ethanol in the the state's vehicle fleet.
Tags: Biodiesel, Ethanol, Ohio, Biofuels, Elected Leaders
March 30, 2015 - Industry News
Ohio Lawmakers scrapped a proposal to raise highway speed limits to 75 mph that was opposed by the trucking industry, according to a report from Cleveland.com.
Tags: Ohio, Speed Limiter, Speed Limits, Legislation, Highway Safety
January 21, 2015 - Industry News
Constellation will acquire seven compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations in Indiana and Ohio under an agreement with CNG Fuel, Inc., the company has announced.
Tags: Ohio, Indiana, CNG Fueling Stations
A section of southbound Interstate 75 in Cincinnati has reopened following a bridge collapse late Monday evening resulting in its closure.
Tags: Accidents, Ohio, I-75, Interstate 75
January 20, 2015 - Industry News
A section of an old overpass collapsed Monday evening along southbound Interstate 75 in Ohio, closing a part of the route for potentially several days.
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
Hot Line Freight System is opening two new terminals in Ohio and Illinois will expand shipping opportunities for the surrounding areas bringing less-than-truckload service to the Midwest.
Tags: Ohio, Illinois, LTL, Freight Volume
October 13, 2014 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J opened a Pilot Travel Center in Chillicothe, Ohio along U.S. Route 50, the company announced. The truckstop is located at 1111 East Main, near the intersection of Route 50 and Route 23.
Tags: Pilot Travel Centers, Ohio, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J
September 30, 2014 - Industry News
Trillium CNG partnered with Heritage Cooperative to open a new CNG fueling station in Kenton, Ohio. The station is part of Heritage’s $7 million Kenton Agriculture Campus Expansion.
Tags: Ohio, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations
The Young Truck Sales dealership Canton, Ohio, has increased its service capabilities with an expansion to its servicing department including an expanded capacity to service natural gas vehicles.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ohio, Dealership
July 11, 2014 - Industry News
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran in expedited trucking or just exploring the opportunities that the fastest growing segment in the trucking industry has to offer, the only trade show in the nation dedicated to this part of trucking is set for later this month.
Tags: Ohio, Industry Event, Events
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, 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, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Safety & Compliance, Weather, 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
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, 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.
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, 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
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