Failing the grade
Railroads put the blame squarely on truckers for crashes involving trucks and trains, but a railroad expert and investigator says truckers have more rights than they are led to believe. They just need to know where to look.
DAT SOLUTIONS: Spot rates edge upward to start May
Load posts on DAT MembersEdge were up another 1 percent last week, though there was a much bigger jump in reefer load posts now that we’re in produce season. Truck posts fell 1 percent, which pushed load-to-truck ratios higher for each trailer type. Rates for all three equipment types responded, too, moving higher compared to […]
Elections, News, State
Maine, Florida, Oregon voters decide on tax increases, issuing bonds
Voters in Florida and Oregon decided this week whether to make it more difficult for state legislators to enact tax increases. Elsewhere, Maine voters decided whether to tap bonds for road and bridge work. Maine Question 3 Voters in Maine gave the go-ahead this week once again to tap millions in bonds for transportation uses. […]