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Federal Agency in Design Phase of Long-Term Research on Truck Driver Health

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 13:00
WASHINGTON — A federal research agency that focuses on the study of worker safety and health is in the design stages of a major longitudinal study to track changes in longhaul truck drivers’ health status and the factors associated with those changes.

With Gas Taxes in Peril, More States Study Alternatives

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 13:00
After more than a decade of watching Oregon and a handful of other states test alternatives to traditional gasoline taxes, more states, with the help of federal money, are now joining the quest.

Peoples Services Buys B&M Storage

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 12:00
Peoples Services expanded its warehouse footprint in the Southeast with the purchase of the assets of Winston-Salem, N.C.-based B&M Storage & Distribution.

Meritor Launches North American Rebuilder Program for Axle Carriers

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 12:00
Component supplier Meritor Inc. launched its authorized rebuilder program in North America for drive axle carriers, including the company’s 145, 14X and 160 products.

Consumers See Higher Wage Growth, Inflation in Fed Survey

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 12:00
U.S. consumer expectations for wage growth rose in December to the highest level in three years, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey.

US Chamber of Commerce to Push for Gas Tax Hike for Road and Bridge Upgrades

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 11:30
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will call for increasing the federal gas tax by 25 cents a gallon over the next five years to help pay for rebuilding U.S. roads and bridges as part of its push for a federal infrastructure initiative this year.

Liquid Environmental Expands Operations in Texas

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 11:30
The latest acquisition by Liquid Environmental Solutions, a Dallas-based company that collects, treats and recycles industrial wastewater and cooking oil, occurred in its own backyard.

Regulators to Seek More Input for Autonomous Vehicle Rule Revisions

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 11:15
U.S. transportation regulators plan to take another step toward rewriting federal rules hampering the development and adoption of autonomous technologies — from cars and trucks to buses and trains.

Schneider Chief Financial Officer Lori Lutey to Retire

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 11:00
Schneider National Inc. announced that Chief Financial Officer Lori Lutey will be retiring within the next six months in order to spend more time with family and friends.

NAFTA Trio to Gather in Davos as Negotiations Resume in Canada

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 10:45
The three ministers leading negotiations to revamp NAFTA will get two chances for face-to-face talks this month, including one near the slopes of Davos.

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Jan. 16: LiveOnWeb’s 2018 Government Outlook

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 10:45
Approval of a provision that would clarify meal-and-rest break rules for truckers will be delayed if Congress clears for President Donald Trump this week a short-term funding measure. Here's a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Toledo Port Sees Increase in Cargo Tonnage

Transportation Topics News - Tue, 2018-01-16 10:30
Rebounding iron ore traffic led a nearly 16% increase in cargo tonnage through the Port of Toledo during 2017, and a port official said this year’s expected groundbreaking for a new iron smelter near the port should boost that cargo further in future years.

Solicitará CTM un 10 por ciento de aumento salarial a empresas en el 2018 en Sonora - Dossier Político

Nogales AZ / Son News - Mon, 2018-01-15 20:42

Dossier Político

Solicitará CTM un 10 por ciento de aumento salarial a empresas en el 2018 en Sonora
Dossier Político
Javier Villarreal Gámez, informó que en el caso de Sonora, en este año se van a revisar un promedio de dos mil contratos colectivos en igual número de empresas las cuales aglutinan a un promedio de 120 mil trabajadores en los diferentes sectores desde ...

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Solicitará CTM un 10 por ciento de aumento salarial a empresas en el 2018 en Sonora - Dossier Político

Nogales AZ / Son News - Mon, 2018-01-15 20:42

Dossier Político

Solicitará CTM un 10 por ciento de aumento salarial a empresas en el 2018 en Sonora
Dossier Político
Javier Villarreal Gámez, informó que en el caso de Sonora, en este año se van a revisar un promedio de dos mil contratos colectivos en igual número de empresas las cuales aglutinan a un promedio de 120 mil trabajadores en los diferentes sectores desde ...

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Crossword Puzzle Solution January 15, 2018

Transportation Topics News - Mon, 2018-01-15 11:30
Here's the solution to the crossword puzzle found in the January 15, 2018 print edition.

Recauda el Bronco firmas en Juárez - El Heraldo de Chihuahua (Comunicado de prensa)

Nogales AZ / Son News - Mon, 2018-01-15 10:10

Recauda el Bronco firmas en Juárez
El Heraldo de Chihuahua (Comunicado de prensa)
El aspirante a la Presidencia de la República aseveró que no se necesita de la industria maquiladora, sino de los negocios de Ciudad Juárez para que tengan menos carga fiscal y sin duda crecerán los negocios como gasolineras, vulcanizadoras, talleres y ...

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ELD Mandate, Driver Shortage Spur All-Time Record Trailer Orders in December

Transportation Topics News - Fri, 2018-01-12 17:45
Trailer orders in December hit an all-time high of 47,000 units, led by purchases of dry vans, as freight demand outpaced available equipment, the research firm FTR reported, citing preliminary data from trailer makers.

Policíaca Tehuacán 12 de enero de 2018 - Meganoticias.MX - meganoticias (Comunicado de prensa)

Nogales AZ / Son News - Fri, 2018-01-12 17:15

Policíaca Tehuacán 12 de enero de 2018 - Meganoticias.MX
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Storm Disrupts FedEx Hub, Causes Some Flight Cancellations at Memphis Airport

Transportation Topics News - Fri, 2018-01-12 14:45
FedEx said a winter storm caused substantial disruptions to FedEx Express flights and sorting at Memphis and Indianapolis hubs Jan. 12.

Gov. Brian Sandoval's State of the States Address Highlights Highway Trust Fund

Transportation Topics News - Fri, 2018-01-12 14:45
Stabilizing the Highway Trust Fund is a pressing concern that needs to be resolved with statewide collaboration and federal support, according to Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval.