Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:
• About 16,000 truckers who work two of southern California’s ports and several hundred from four other companies continued to strike this morning. According to Splash 24/7, both Los Angeles and Long Beach ports said their business was “hardly affected and freight was moving unimpeded.”
• Universal LNG Solutions has rolled out the first four trucks in a fleet of 95 that have the capability to haul 80,000 lbs. of goods for more than 700 miles per fill-up, LNG Industry announced.
• Two natural gas refueling stations will be built in Dalton, GA, and Newport, TN, this summer, the Times Free Press reported. There is a possibility for another new unit in Chattanooga within the next year, according to the Times.
• Testimony has ended in the trial of a Georgia truck driver accused of causing a fatal crash in North Dakota, according to the Bismark Tribune. The driver faces three counts of negligent homicide and up to 15 years in prison, the Tribune said.
• Truck drivers are wanted in Dunmore, PA – and across the nation – as the trucking industry is forced to make do with fewer employees. The News Station WNEP16 has more.