posted on November 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM
Despite years of warnings that the nation's roads, bridges and transit systems are falling apart and will bring nightmarish congestion, the House on Thursday passed a six-year transportation bill that maintains the spending status quo.
posted on October 23, 2015 at 4:46 PM
safety advocates say Congress is snubbing their agenda and taking sides with the auto and trucking industries.
posted on November 23, 2011 at 1:52 PM
Officially, the national weight limit for freight trucks on interstate highways is 40 tons. In reality, trucks are getting heavier in more states - legally - and advocates for highway safety and the trucking industry are sharply at odds about it.
posted on August 19, 2011 at 2:27 PM
Federal highway officials have decided that farmers who operate tractors, combines and semitrailers can keep driving on rural roads without the same kind of regulations that apply to long-haul truckers.