Monday, April 23, 2018
The Nation
Rhode Island truck tolling delayed until end of May

Rhode Island truck tolling delayed until end of May

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Transportation officials in Rhode Island say the state won't begin its new truck tolls until at least the end of May, a delay that's expected to cost the state an estimated $20 million in lost revenue.

Toll roads face tax, increased traffic challenges in Texas

Toll roads face tax, increased traffic challenges in Texas

HOUSTON — The political tide has turned against toll roads in Texas, imperiling a Tomball interchange project and hamstringing frustrated local officials, while setting an ominous tone for projects to come.

Diesel prices up 6.1 cents a gallon from last week as oil prices slip

Diesel prices up 6.1 cents a gallon from last week as oil prices slip

As so often happens, oil prices were falling Monday as diesel prices were surging — the national average running up 6.1 cents a gallon from last week — the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported.

Traffic on U.S. roads and highways continues to increase as freight surges

Traffic on U.S. roads and highways continues to increase as freight surges

WASHINGTON — Traffic on U.S. roads and highways began 2018 the way it's been going for several years now, moving into ever-higher record territory as more vehicles compete for space in travel lanes and put more wear on the road system's infrastructure.

New Colorado law will require truckers to take trafficking training

New Colorado law will require truckers to take trafficking training

DENVER — A new law in Colorado will require truck drivers to complete a class on how to recognize and prevent human trafficking.

Truck drivers, industry take center stage as President Trump touts tax cut benefits

Truck drivers, industry take center stage as President Trump touts tax cut benefits

WASHINGTON — Truckers and trucking took center stage briefly today at the White House Rose Garden as President Donald Trump pointed to truckers and carriers as part of the workforce who have benefited from his tax cuts.

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