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Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender federal highway authority

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender...

Posted by Staff Report on Sep 18, 2014

Transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program and the proposed ...

Construction Angels to help families in need

Construction Angels to help families in need

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 12, 2014

At any given daylight moment across America, nearly 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, ...

Highway Trust Fund 2014: Timeline of Events

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 15, 2014

It felt like an eternity went by before Congress passed a bill to fund the Highway Trust Fund through May ...

Do you wear your seat belt at night?

Do you wear your seat belt at night?

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 07, 2014

The Colorado Department of Transportation cracked down on nighttime drivers not wearing their seat belts. According to the CDOT, seat ...

VIDEO: State DOTs host National Work Zone Awareness Week events

VIDEO: State DOTs host National Work Zone Awareness...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 07, 2014

National Work Zone Awareness Week began Monday, and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will host an official kick-off ...

NHTSA paves the way for connected vehicles

NHTSA paves the way for connected vehicles

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Feb 04, 2014

Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology will soon be included in all new cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Monday that ...

NHTSA officials could require vehicle-to-vehicle communication in future cars

NHTSA officials could require vehicle-to-vehicle...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 02, 2014

Manufacturers may soon be required to include vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology in all new cars. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) officials ...

How distracted is your driving? A new $1.3 million simulation lab can tell

How distracted is your driving? A new $1.3 million...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 16, 2013

Researchers at The Ohio State University (OSU) are trying to figure out how much eating, entertainment and navigation systems in ...

GM recalls 21,721 2014 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra pickups in North America

GM recalls 21,721 2014 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 11, 2013

General Motors has announced a recall on 21,721 of the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC pickups in North America ...

House could consider bill to bring back 330 NHTSA employees

House could consider bill to bring back 330 NHTSA...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 10, 2013

The House may consider a bill next week that would bring back about 330 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) ...

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during government shutdown

DOT, Foxx suspend social media interactions during...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 02, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation, DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx and sectors of the DOT announced Tuesday they will not update ...

Government shutdown suspends certain DOT activities

Government shutdown suspends certain DOT activities

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 01, 2013

The federal government shut down at 12:01 a.m., and today 18,481 U.S. Department of Transportation employees aren’t at work because ...

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