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FHWA Approves 2 Rhode Island Truck Tolling Stations

A truck-tolling project in Rhode Island, fought by the trucking industry, has received a federal go-ahead. It's expected construction of the first two electronic truck-only tolling locations on Interstate 95 will begin in January.

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the adaptive cruise control capability now available in new vehicles and allows trucks to operate more smoothly as a unit, reducing and controlling the gaps between trucks.

Freight Ton-Mileage Could Increase 49% by 2045

Ton-miles on the U.S. transportation system are projected to grow by 49% in the next 30 years, according to new freight projections from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics and the Federal Highway Administration.

DOT to Set Up Alternative-Fuel Corridors

The U.S. Department of Transportation is establishing a network of 55 alternative fueling and charging corridors for electric, natural gas, hydrogen, and propane fuel vehicles.

Kentucky Road Removed from National Truck Network

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has been authorized by the Federal Highway Administration to delete KY 151 (Graefenburg Road) in Anderson and Franklin counties from the National Truck Network on an emergency basis due to “safety considerations.”

NYC and Pensacola to Test Off-Peak Truck Deliveries

To cut down on traffic congestion, New York City and Pensacola, Florida, will test the delivery and pickup of goods by truck during off-peak hours (such as overnight) through a newly launched federal pilot program.