January 23, 2015

Daily Caller: Bigger Trucks Are Good For Roads And The Environment

The importance of improving our road and bridges became a policy highlight of President Obama’s State of the Union address, when he said that “21st-century businesses need 21st-century infrastructure – modern ports, stronger bridges, faster trains and the fastest Internet.” His solution was for more public funding. Yet, another solution that would help maintain our infrastructure at no new cost to American taxpayers has gone ignored for years.

 

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January 14, 2015

USA Today: NTSB wants to improve trucking, rail, pilot safety

The National Transportation Safety Board wants to drastically improve safety in the nation’s commercial trucking industry and require that people with medical conditions be deemed medically fit for duty before they can operate vehicles. It also wants to improve rail tank car safety and work to ensure that pilots, crews, operators and others develop and follow effective procedures and training…

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