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Why Putting Trucks on Trains to Bypass I-81 Won't Work

As Virginia lawmakers work to try to address congestion problems on I-81, including a controversial toll proposal that critics say is unfair to trucking, one creative proposal has come up that would put trucks on trains – drivers and all.

Government Report Calls for 20-Year Fix of Interstate Highways

A congressionally mandated report finds the future of the Interstate Highway System so at risk that it recommends that drastic action should be taken over a period of years-- including hiking federal fuel taxes and allowing tolling and per-mile-charges on more interstate routes.

Owner-Operator Group Slams Indiana Truck Toll Increase

In a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association attacked the 35% increase to truck tolls on the Indiana Toll Road, calling them ineffective, punitive, and discriminatory.

2018 Fact Book: Highways

The decline of our nation's highways is evident in our 2018 Fact Book, with statistics indicating increasing congestion in our busiest regions and an increasing need for repair.