Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Much of South turned treacherous by ice and snow

Much of South turned treacherous by ice and snow

ATLANTA — Ice and snow turned travel treacherous across the South, shutting down interstates in Louisiana, causing highway crashes in Kentucky and closing airport runways in Texas as snow turned the red clay white and prompted schools to close across the region.

Nebraska governor backs bill to raise speed limits on I-80, highways

Nebraska governor backs bill to raise speed limits on I-80, highways

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is backing a bill that would raise the speed limit on parts of Interstate 80 and other state highways.

Pilot Flying J opens new travel center in Lamar, Colorado, re-opens Indiana facility

Pilot Flying J opens new travel center in Lamar, Colorado, re-opens Indiana facility

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Pilot Flying J is opening a Pilot Travel Center in Lamar, Colorado, and is reopening at travel center in Remington, Indiana.

Michelin demonstrates impacts of premature worn tire removal

Michelin demonstrates impacts of premature worn tire removal

DETROIT — Michelin North America demonstrated the safety, financial and environmental impacts of premature removal for worn tires at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, explaining that a tire’s stopping abilities and other performances can change significantly as it wears.

FMCSA Deputy Administrator Cathy Gautreaux calls ELDs a success, talks about agency priorities

FMCSA Deputy Administrator Cathy Gautreaux calls ELDs a success, talks about agency priorities

WASHINGTON — It is an exciting time to be working in the transportation sector, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Deputy Administrator Cathy F. Gautreaux said last week.

Problem Solvers Caucus releases recommendations for bipartisan infrastructure policy

Problem Solvers Caucus releases recommendations for bipartisan infrastructure policy

WASHINGTON — The Problem Solvers Caucus on January 10 released a new report with bipartisan policy recommendations to build a 21st century infrastructure network for America. The 48-member bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, led by co-chairs Tom Reed, R-N.Y. and Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., launched an Infrastructure Working Group to find consensus on a bipartisan set of policies to serve as the bedrock for a plan that addresses the dire need to rebuild and responsibly invest in infrastructure across the United States.

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