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Georgia DOT Plans to Reopen I-85 by June 15
Georgia DOT Plans to Reopen I-85 by June 15

April 5, 2017
Georgia’s Department of Transportation is aiming to complete rebuilding of the stretch of I-85 that collapsed last week — slicing one of the main arteries...

Trucking Applauds Proposed TWIC Driver-Credential Reform Measure
Trucking Applauds Proposed TWIC Driver-Credential Reform Measure

April 3, 2017
A bipartisan measure that aims to make the federal Transportation Worker Identification Credential program more effective by ensuring “a risk-based security...

Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants
Infrastructure Group Slams Trump on Erasing TIGER Grants

March 17, 2017
An infrastructure advocacy group questions the wisdom of eliminating federal TIGER grants for funding freight-related road projects.

House Committee to Eye State/Local Rollout of FAST Act
House Committee to Eye State/Local Rollout of FAST Act

March 10, 2017
For its first hearing of the 115th Congress, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit will delve into how the most recent highway bill — the Fixing...

Volvo’s Euro Efficiency Concept Truck Now Boasts Hybrid Power
Volvo’s Euro Efficiency Concept Truck Now Boasts Hybrid Power

March 2, 2017
Sweden’s Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid truck designed for long-haul applications—a concept vehicle based on its European-spec Volvo FH cabover...

Daseke Goes Public via Merger with Hennessy Capital Acquisition
Daseke Goes Public via Merger with Hennessy Capital Acquisition

February 28, 2017
Flatbed fleet operator Daseke Inc. became a public company on Feb. 27 by completing its previously announced merger with Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp....

Startup Firm Unveils Prototype Autonomous Truck
Startup Firm Unveils Prototype Autonomous Truck

February 24, 2017
Yet another startup tech firm has rolled into the autonomous truck arena. San Mateo, Calif.-based Embark publicly revealed its prototype self-driving truck...

Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal
Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

February 21, 2017
A large coalition of groups representing property and passenger carriers is requesting that Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao rescind the Carrier...

Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge
Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge

February 14, 2017
A lawsuit brought by two high-profile public advocacy groups and a prominent labor union seeks to block the executive order signed by President Trump on...

Trucking-Futures Exchange Startup TransVix Sets up Shop in Chattanooga
Trucking-Futures Exchange Startup TransVix Sets up Shop in Chattanooga

February 9, 2017
TransVix LLC, a startup aimed at launching the first futures exchange based on trucking capacity, has moved its headquarters from Fort Worth to Chattanooga,...