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INTERSTATE 2.0: ELECTRONIC TOLLING

A new report from Los Angeles’ Reason Foundation, a libertarian-minded think tank, details how much it will cost to reconstruct and widen Interstate highways in all 50 states and shows how to pay for the modernization efforts with toll revenues.

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Oldcastle veteran Black named ARTBA Chairman

Shortly after his election last month as 2013-14 American Road and Transportation Builders Association chairman, Doug Black cited transportation funding, policy, worker safety and innovation as priority objectives for the year ahead.

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Transportation chief moves to reduce truck paperwork inspection burden

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has proposed elimination of a burdensome daily paperwork requirement for professional truck drivers that will reduce costs to the industry by an estimated $1.7 billion annually while still maintaining Department safety standards.

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FMCSA to codifyshort-haul exemption for 30-minute break in HOS rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will not apply the provision under its revised hours of service (HOS) rule requiring drivers to take a 30-minute break for every eight hours of consecutive driving on short-haul routes, and will initiate a rulemaking to include text that effect in the rule.

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