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COVID-19 Exemption Expanded as Nation Prepares for Vaccine

The Department of Transportation said it has taken regulatory measures to help ensure the safe, rapid transportation of the COVID-19 vaccine, including expanding the emergency exemption for trucking operations involved in the effort.

I-70 Truck Automation Corridor Gets Federal Grant

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration awarded a $4.4 million grant to the Ohio Department of Transportation to help support the completion of the Interstate 70 truck automation corridor project.

‘Large Truck’ Highway Fatalities Rose in 2019

While early estimates for 2019 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show an overall decrease in highway fatalities for the third consecutive year, fatalities involving trucks over 10,000 pounds rose slightly.

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.

Senate Advances DOT Funding Bill with No Trucking Riders

The Senate version of the THUD bill does not contain any of the riders that trucking interests have been flogging on Capitol Hill, such as provisions for waivers of the electronic logging device rule or to prevent states from pre-empting federal law on meal and rest breaks for truckers