Tag: Rhode Island

One person is dead and another was injured following a train vs. semi truck collision in in Dundy County, Nebraska, on Tuesday.
The Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) told transportation officials that they are "dismayed, disappointed, and deeply disturbed" that rulemaking on heavy truck speed limiters and automatic emergency braking systems has been pushed back to 2025.

Rhode Island to begin truck-only tolls on June 11

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that they will begin their controversial truck-only tolling program in the southern part of the state...

Rhode Island trucking company owners federally indicted for forcing truckers to drive unsafe equipment

A federal grand jury in Providence has indicted two Rhode Island trucking company owners who allegedly coerced their drivers into falsifying safety inspection reports under the threat of termination.

Rhode Island and Massachusetts ban Trucks during Tuesday winter storm

This is the third big winter storm to hit the east coast in the last few weeks.

Trucks banned on major Rhode Island bridges

Sixty mile per hour winds forced Rhode Island transportation officials to close all three major bridges in the state to all commercial vehicles. Three Bridges...

Rhode Island has banned trucks from all state roads until 9 p.m.

Rhode Island's Governor Gina Raimondo has issued a ban forbidding tractor trailers from traveling on any state roads due to winter weather. Raimondo says that the...

Rhode Island delays truck tolls until February or March

Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director, Peter Alviti Jr., announced on Monday that RIDOT will be delaying the imposition of truck tolls until...

ACLU warns Rhode Island of privacy issues with controversial truck-toll program

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island is warning about the absence of privacy protections from the state's truck-toll network -- namely...

Truckers may get a toll bill by December from RIDOT

Rhode Island Department of Transportation says that the agency plans to begin issuing controversial truck-only tolls in December, with toll bills being sent out...

Rhode Island Considers Banning Trucks On Secondary Roads, Reportedly To Force Them To Use Toll Roads

Rhode Island officials are considering a proposal that would ban tractor trailers from certain state roads, making it much more difficult for them to...

Rhode Island Issues Biggest Traffic Ticket In State History For Oversized Load Violation

Rhode Island State Police Commercial Enforcement Unit has issued a record-breaking $57,000 citation to a trucking company that was caught transporting a 560,524 pound generator...

Truck Hauling Modular Home Takes Down Power Poles

Rhode Island police are investigating after a truck hauling a modular home took down power poles and wires when the driver took a wrong turn. Modular...

Rhode Island Placed 1 In 5 Truckers Out Of Service During Roadcheck

The Rhode Island State Police have released their results from last week's CVSA International Roadcheck truck inspection campaign. Roadcheck took place from June 7 -...

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