Monday, April 23, 2018
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15 die as tractor-trailer slams into bus carrying junior hockey team

15 die as tractor-trailer slams into bus carrying junior hockey team

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan — A junior hockey team was en route to a crucial playoff game Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock waves through a small town on the Canadian plain.

Trump nominates Heidi King to lead NHTSA

Trump nominates Heidi King to lead NHTSA

President Donald Trump has nominated Heidi King to lead the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the federal agency tasked with making vehicles safer and reducing accidents.

U.S. jobs grow modestly in March; trucking adds 6,700 for 3rd straight uptick

U.S. jobs grow modestly in March; trucking adds 6,700 for 3rd straight uptick

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a modest 103,000 jobs in March after several months of robust gains, though the government's overall jobs report Friday suggested that the labor market remains fundamentally healthy.

Diesel again goes up, this time by 3.2 cents a gallon to $3.042

Diesel again goes up, this time by 3.2 cents a gallon to $3.042

The on-highway diesel price average — after decreasing for six weeks straight and heading up by nearly 4 cents last week — went up again Monday, this time by 3.2 cents a gallon to $3.042.

Texas Rep. Brian Babin introduces bill to pause 14-hour clock

Texas Rep. Brian Babin introduces bill to pause 14-hour clock

WASHINGTON — Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has introduced H.R. 5417 The Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers (REST) Act, legislation that would modernize Hours of Service regulations for truck drivers.

FMCSA puts driver OOS, revokes DOT medical certificates issued by Alabama chiropractor

FMCSA puts driver OOS, revokes DOT medical certificates issued by Alabama chiropractor

WASHNGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared Kentucky-licensed truck driver Jerry L. Jasper to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.

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