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$4 Million to Repair Gustav’s Damage

Hurricane Gustav didn’t seem like that big of a deal for lot of people. The damage to the roads and the infrastructure of Louisiana and Mississippi, who were hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is more prevalent then people realize. Now, $4 million has been...

Pacific Northwest Bridge to be Expedited

The Department of Transportation has gotten recent backing from President Bush and the White House pushing up the timetable for finishing the Columbia River Crossing. Also known as the Interstate 5 bridge between Portland, OR. and Vancouver, WA. this fast tracking...

Free E-X Pass

A perk for the Port Authority employees and retirees that offers free E-Z Pass tags to cross the Hudson River and the Staten Island crossings is taking some heat for offering such a benefit. Many feel the employees should not be paid to go over the bridge to lay on...

Electric Truck Stops Save Truckers Money

The new “electrified” truck stops are getting noticed more and more as the price of fuel continues to soar. In addition to being able to hook up to these new additions at truck stops and receive air conditioning, cable and internet through nifty yellow tubes, the...

Truckers Feel the Crunch

UTDA, which stand for United Truck Drivers Association, is a fairly new organization that started in 2007 but it took a while to grow. The main idea behind UTDA is helping truckers in need and educating the public to the concerns of truckers. They may be starting...

Mexican Truck Access Not Good For US Truckers

  Congress does not seem to happy with the fact that the Bush administration, quite sneakily, announced that it was extending the test project that gives Mexican trucks access to U.S. highways. The committee that approved this bill feel that the program deserves more...