DOT solicits ideas on vehicle-highway communication
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration is looking for input on potential financing and operation of a nationwide communications network between vehicles and the roadway infrastructure.
Michigan U study touts benefits of LCVs
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Increases in truck weight and length would have a direct beneficial effect on the challenges facing businesses, while boosting the overall U.S. economy and improving the environment, according to a recent study conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute for the National Private Truck Council.
BC truckers most crash prone; still safer than car drivers
VANCOUVER -- Truckers in B.C. were almost two times as likely to be involved in a fatal collision than drivers from Ontario or Quebec, according to a 166-study commissioned by the BC Trucking Safety Council -- a industry co-op between the BC Trucking Association and WorkSafeBC.