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Fed Wants to Make Truck Driving More Attractive Career Field Choice

Like construction, trucking suffers a workforce shortage. The American Trucking Association (ATA) says 80,000 more truck drivers are needed. As a means to deal with supply-chain issues, the Biden administration is prioritizing trucking as a career field through apprenticeships and other recruiting programs....

Keeping Up-to-Date on Heavy-Duty Clean Air Regs

Got heavy-duty trucks? Federal and state environmental agencies have your assets on their radars. Critical policy programs such as the Cleaner Trucks Initiative, and California's Heavy-Duty Low NOx Omnibus rule and the Advanced Clean Trucks Initiative are affecting the trucking side of the heavy construction industry despite the COVID-19 pandemic....

Potential Rule Changes Would Relax Hours of Service

After years of challenging the rigid hours of service regulations in place for the trucking industry, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Inc. (OOIDA) may be seeing some progress. An announcement by the Department of Transportation is expected this summer, following a fact-gathering phase, of a proposed rulemaking....

OOIDA Seeks to Enjoin PA Turnpike From Diverting Excess Toll Dollars to PennDOT for Other Uses

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a motion for preliminary injunction in connection with a class-action lawsuit they brought against the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. The lawsuit, filed in March along with the National Motorists Association, is for excessive toll increases that place an undue burden on interstate commerce while improperly diverting toll revenue to other projects unrelated to the turnpike....

Today's Top Stories

  1. New $11B Infrastructure Bill in Massachusetts Includes Money for East-West Rail  →
  2. MDOT Rebuilds I-275 Near Detroit  →
  3. Coca-Cola Beverages Florida to Build Huge $250M Facility in Tampa  →
  4. Construction in Lake Charles, La., Expanding Old Casino into a First-Class Venue  →
  5. Developer Set to Build NYC's First Geothermal Powered Hotel in Bushwick  →
  6. City Completes Emergency Contract to Stabilize Shore Road From West Drive to Bayview Avenue in Douglaston, Queens  →
  7. VIDEO: NYC Mayor Orders Cat Dozer to Flatten Illegal Motorcycles, ATVs  →
  8. Alta Equipment Company Hosts Its Third Annual Golf Outing  →
  9. John Deere Announces Global Agreement With Wacker Neuson On 0-9-Metric-Ton Excavators  →
  10. Hitachi Construction Machinery Americas Inc. Welcomes Hills Machinery  →
  11. Sam Hall Announced as Vice President of Common Ground Alliance's Damage Prevention Institute  →
  12. Fluor Receives Half-Billion Dollar Contract for I-35 Project  →
  13. Savannah, Ga., Drivers to See I-16/I-95 Interchange Work for Another Year  →
  14. Construction, Transportation Groups Push Back on Biden's Gas-Tax Proposal  →
  15. Five Excavator Technologies to Improve Your Bottom Line  →
  16. ALDI Invests Big in Baldwin County — Crews Help Prep for New Region HQ  →
  17. Corridor H Contractors Uncover Crystal Filled Cave in Grant County, W. Va.  →
  18. Milton CAT Opens Tonawanda, N.Y., Facility  →
  19. Construction Equipment Guide Promotes Patrick Kiel to Key Accounts Manager  →
  20. McCann Industries Inc. Now Carries Full Lineup of Kobelco Excavators  →

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