Trucking

The Dark Knight truck flip was peak superhero stunt work

Yes, there was really a guy driving that 18-wheeler<p><i>On the occasion of</i> The Dark Knight’s <i>10th anniversary, Polygon is spending the week</i> <i>investigating the comic-book blockbuster’s legacy</i><i>. Why so serious? Because Christopher Nolan’s Bat-sequel gave us lots to talk about. This is the retrospective you</i> …

Comic Books

In Manhattan, Michael Fux Becomes the World's First (Satisfied) McLaren Senna Customer

The color-obsessed, Cuban-born mattress king adds the 211-mph, roughly $1.3-million McLaren to a collection of some 150 cars<p>Lawrence Ulrich<p>Lawrence …

Donald Trump

New York Launches $100M Barge and Rail Freight Program

The City of New York has announced a $100 million investment plan to increase maritime and rail freight transportation within the city's boroughs, …

New Jersey

Height allowance on McPhillips underpass to rise

It wasn't a bridge too far but a bridge too low -- and it has mainly been a bridge over troubled truckers for years. Every few months, an inattentive …

Semi-trailer

Between Israel's bullets and bulldozers

The shepherding community of Khirbet al-Malih is located in a hilly area of the Jordan Valley in the northeast corner of the occupied West Bank. …

Israel

Man gets 15 days in jail for causing fatal head-on collision

LANCASTER — A night-shift worker who admitted taking prescription medications before dozing off at the wheel while driving home and causing a fatal …

Crime

Semi-trailer truck transporting hot dogs goes up in flames on Nebraska highway

A semi-trailer truck accident led to thousands of hot dogs going up in flames.<p>The Omaha World-Herald reported a semi-trailer truck caught fire while …

Semi-trailer

Local NASCAR driver Norm Benning chases dirt dreams at Eldora

Updated 36 minutes ago<p>As the proprietor of a small-budget race team operating out of a garage behind his Level Green home, Norm Benning realizes what …

Motorsport

Semi rollover blocks all northbound lanes of I-41/U.S. 45 at Mayfair Road in Wauwatosa

, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 4:35 p.m. CT July 17, 2018<p>A semitrailer truck has rolled over on I-41/U.S. 45 blocking all northbound lanes …

Semi-trailer

Global outage hits Google’s cloud-computing service

Most read<p>1.<p>New twist in VBS saga: Mzwanele Manyi’s ...<p>Companies<p>2.<p>Eskom executive Tebogo Rakau quits amid rumours ...<p>Companies<p>3.<p>MultiChoice calls for …

Business (South Africa)

So what happened to all those roasted weenies? An update on Saturday's highway hot dog blaze

If you burn a few hot dogs on the grill, getting rid of them is a cinch.<p>But it's big job when there's are a truckload of charred frankfurters, like …

USDOT

Greenwashing Deforestation w/ T-log Autonomous Truck

I didn’t think it could be done, but here we are. It’s 2018, and a Swedish company has found a way to greenwash deforestation by removing the two …

Trucking

Land sale finally gains Brook Park City Council approval

BROOK PARK, Ohio -- After months of discussion, Brook Park City Council approved an ordinance July 10 that enables Mayor Mike Gammella to sell 3.3 …

City Politics

J.B. Hunt Just Had Another Successful Quarter

<b>J.B. Hunt (NASDAQ:JBHT)</b> just published its results for the second quarter of 2018. The company managed to grow its top and bottom line with support …

Investing

Government move to increase truck axle load raises concerns

Government claims that the new truck axle norms will lead to a reduction of 2% in logistic cost.<p><b>New Delhi/Mumbai:</b> A Union transport ministry decision …

Business (India)

CBRM to use sewage 'sludge' to generate heat, power at Sydney plant

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality has received a $750,000 grant to turn 1,800 tonnes of "sludge" from its sewage and waste-water treatment plant …

Nova Scotia

A structural, not a seasonal, shift in transportation fuels?

July 13, 2018 – <i>By Tim Fitzgibbon</i><p>Retail gasoline prices typically rise during the summer driving season. But that increase this summer has not been …

Oil

Democratic 34th District Senate candidates debate the issues

MUSKEGON - Two Democratic candidates vying to represent Michigan's 34th Senate district debated the issues Monday night during the last of several …

Michigan

CSX Stock Jumps After Rail Giant Crushes Earnings Views

<b>CSX</b> (CSX) earnings easily topped second-quarter estimates amid solid revenue growth and improving operating efficiency. The strong results from the …

Business

Slow down, motorists; Nebraska State Patrol says 3 cruisers struck recently

The Nebraska State Patrol is urging motorists to drive carefully across the state after three cruisers were struck by vehicles in the last month.<p>The …

Crime

Fairfax Media and News Corp agree to share printing services

Traditional rival newspaper publishers Fairfax Media and News Corp Australia have announced an agreement to share printing networks, with multiple …

News Corp

Reading Between the Lines: Q3 Policy Outlook | Investopedia

Trade: Trade continues to be the markets’ strongest potential headwind. We expect headline volatility to linger as markets attempt to decipher if …

Trump Administration

Tullow's Kenya Oil Operations Threatened as Impasse Endures

Tullow Oil Plc may shut down operations in northern Kenya in two weeks unless persistent issues with local residents, which threaten progress of the …

Africa

US lumber producers see huge opportunity, rush to expand

In the woods of central Maine, trees are gaining value by the minute, and lumber producers aren’t waiting a second. They are scrambling to expand …

Business (Canada)

Republicans claim Malloy toll study may be waste of money

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday ordered a $10 million study of electronic tolling on key Connecticut highways, prompting harsh criticism …

Business

UPDATE 2-Tullow Oil may halt Kenyan oilfield operations due to protest

* Tullow aims for first Kenyan oil exports 2021/22<p>* Pilot trucking scheme from fields to coast interrupted<p>* Tullow “optimistic” trucking will restart soon (Adds quotes, background)<p>NAIROBI, July 17 (Reuters) - Britain’s Tullow Oil said on Tuesday that it might be forced to shut down operations at …

Oil

Life and Death at Disney World: Heart Attack, Labor Reported

A state report released Monday described the start of life and the end of it at Disney World this year, <b>according to the Orlando Sentinel</b>.<p>The report …

Conservative View

Einride reveals driverless all-electric logging truck

Swedish tech startup Einride has designed T-log, a fully electric and autonomous logging truck, which is designed to hit public roads by 2020.<p>While …

Remote Controls

Woman run over by Publix semitrailer in Florida dies

Authorities say a Florida woman is dead after being run over by a Publix grocery store semitrailer.<p>A Boynton Beach police news release says …

Semi-trailer

Knight-Swift Transportation Stock Upgraded: What You Need to Know

Knight-Swift got unhorsed this year, but Barclays thinks its stock could bounce.<p><i>Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade</i> …

Investing