A study on drowsy driving was released by AAA on Monday.
I have read the report and find it to be ridiculous, to say the least. Although there is nothing funny about drowsy driving, this report was based upon too few drivers and phone surveys.
Now, an article written up in the Washington Post online, [...]
Why is it that the so-called transportation leaders are just like the three blind mice?
Of course we know there are more than just three transportation leaders, but I couldn’t find more than three blind mice.
So we will try to focus on the three that I and many others think are the most [...]
I saw a post earlier today on LandLine Now’s blog. It was titled “a solution to idling laws” and it was from a driver that said a simple solution was to make the truck makers add apu’s when they build the truck – simple solution – right?
Well, there could be a couple of simple fix’s [...]
The Republican lawmaker in line to head the House Transportation Committee says he wants to re-examine $10 billion in federal grants for high-speed train service, one of President Barack Obama’s own programs.
Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., the committee’s ranking GOP member, told The Associated Press in an interview on Wednesday that he believes high-speed trains [...]
I was going to write this article about the continued waste of money that has a flow rate out of Washington, D.C. like the dreaded “Montezuma’s revenge” that the US DOT is using to continue to buy votes for the Zero in the White house.
But then I ran across something that simply amazes me [...]
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) filed a petition seeking review of the final rule established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) mandating electronic on-board recorders for motor carriers with chronic noncompliance with hours-of-service regulations.
The Association’s core argument against mandating “black boxes” is that there is no proof the devices can accurately [...]
Whether it is $789 billion or one trillion or three trillion – it’s a lot of money.
The Zero who is trying to look like he is in charge of this country promised if the stimulus plan passed it would “spur job creation while making long-term investments in health care, education, energy, and infrastructure.”
TheTrucker.Com has learned and reported that the Department of Transportation has a proposal prepared to resolve the Mexican truck dispute, but will not discuss the plan with members of congress until after Novembers election.
This is a very controversial issue among truck drivers, and should be among the American people as well, as it will [...]