Tag: New Jersey

Feds Investigate Coordinated Toll Hikes in Northeast

The Government Accountability Office has begun to examine toll hikes, use of toll revenue, and the transparency of the funding and management decisions at interstate tolling authorities.

Tanorexic Mom Charged with Burning Her 5-Year-Old

New Jersey mom, who many claim is addicted to tanning, is accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter to the tanning salon causing her skin to burn. If convicted, should she face jail time?

Jersey Congressmen Want Toll Suspension

Several New Jersey Congressmen asked the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to delay a second round of toll hikes scheduled for December.

Fines Increase for Aggressive Driving in New Jersey

"Jessica's Law" has gone into effect in New Jersey. It aims to curb aggressive behavior on highways, which is an immediate concern of many truckers.

Couple Sues Landlord For Renting Out Real-Life Haunted House

A New Jersey couple is suing their former landlord for $2,250. They say the house they rented was haunted, sending them running for the hills. Read their claims here.

Trucking Executive Cautions Senate on the Cost of Tolls

NFI Chief Financial Officer Steve Grabell warns the Senate on effects of increasing tolls, campaigning for the Commuter Protection Act.

New Jersey Bill Clouds Owner/Operator Roles

Trucking Industry groups are facing off against New Jersey lawmakers who seek to redefine owner/operator duties on company payrolls.

2011 Featured Peak Levels of Cargo Theft

The crime of cargo theft is on the rise which is bad news for long haul truckers. They seem to be targeting lower value freight, however.

The Pre-Trip Inspection Dec. 12 – 19

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