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Now facing murder charge, woman recalls suicidal thoughts in moments before crash that killed road worker

Now facing murder charge, woman recalls suicidal...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 05, 2016

A Minnesota woman was reportedly suicidal when she slammed her SUV into a parked public works truck at 80 miles per ...

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes and gas to pay for roads

Indiana House passes plan to raise taxes on cigarettes...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

The Indiana House of Representatives has passed a bill that would raise the tax on gas and cigarettes in order ...

WABCO acquires MICO to become only off-highway supplier of pneumatic and hydraulic brake systems

WABCO acquires MICO to become only off-highway supplier...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

WABCO announced this week that it would purchase MICO Incorporated to become the world's first and only supplier of complete ...

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to fund green infrastructure

Obama proposes $10-per-barrel tax on oil production to...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 04, 2016

President Barack Obama is aiming to implement more measures to combat climate change, and this time he's eyeing oil companies to foot the bill. The ...

AZDOT worker rescues puppy from highway

AZDOT worker rescues puppy from highway

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 03, 2016

A small puppy is safe thanks to Phoenix traffic cameras and an Arizona Department of Transportation worker.  According to NBC News, ...

Minnesota road worker killed after being struck by SUV while clearing snow from road

Minnesota road worker killed after being struck by SUV...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 02, 2016

A Minnesota worker died days after being struck by a vehicle while he was clearing snow from a road in Bloomington. According ...

VIDEO: Caltrans workers clear Highway 299 after a landslide

VIDEO: Caltrans workers clear Highway 299 after a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 01, 2016

A minor landslide earlier this month turned into a much larger problem in California after El Nino pounded northern California. The ...

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after just 2 days on the job

Project engineer struck and killed by dump truck after...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 29, 2016

A 26-year-old project engineer in Texas was only on the job for two days before he was hit and killed by ...

Blizzard road rage ends with man firing gun at Massachusetts snow plow driver

Blizzard road rage ends with man firing gun at...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Just as last weekend's the deadly winter storm was slamming the east coast, a snowplow driver in Massachusetts found himself ...

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for inspections

Texas DOT pleased with initial iPad testing for...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 28, 2016

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Transportation might soon have a new tool that could make their jobs a little easier. TxDOT has been ...

VIDEO: Tidy explosion drops Pittsburgh’s century-old Hulton Bridge into Allegheny River

VIDEO: Tidy explosion drops Pittsburgh’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 27, 2016

A Pennsylvania bridge with more than a century of history was demolished Tuesday morning with more than 500 explosives above the Allegheny ...

Colorado DOT to begin displaying weekly tallies of highway deaths

Colorado DOT to begin displaying weekly tallies of...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 27, 2016

The Colorado Department of Transportation wants to help make the roads safer by giving drivers a weekly reminder of those ...

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