February 18, 2015: Road salt destroying vehicles; city ignores road upkeep; finding solutions to the driver shortage

February 18, 2015: Road salt destroying vehicles; city ignores road upkeep; finding solutions to the driver shortage

Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation today:                

  • Troubles at the West Coast ports continue to grow as labor troubles and congestion are affecting operations, says Recycling Today.
  • With infrastructure funding a problem everywhere, one man in Big Bear City, CA, has a different issue with the upkeep of his local road: city officials say it’s not their responsibility. Big Bear Grizzly tells his story.
  • FOX Connecticut reports on the damage that road salts, used by transportation departments, is causing to vehicles.
  • Logistics Viewpoints explores driverless trucks and whether they are really an answer to the driver shortage.
  • Crain’s New York Business looks at the differences between former Mayor Bloomberg’s congestion-pricing proposal suggested in 2007 and a tolling plan pitched yesterday by Move NY.
  • A truck driver in Tennessee shares his tips on driving safely around big rigs with WRCB TV.
  • A millennial in Arkansas has built a consulting business on ways to help companies solve problems in innovative ways. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, he is now applying those skills to the truck driver shortage.
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