Here is a look at what is happening today in the world of trucking:
- A washed-out interstate in Nevada is creating a “trucking nightmare,” reports the Los Angeles Times.
- A Pennsylvania trucking company is being investigated for allegedly discriminating against a pregnant worker, according to TV news station WFMZ.
- The Columbian is reporting on a most interesting five-year environmental partnership between the Portland Trailblazers basketball team and Daimler Trucks North America.
- A monster truck rally is poised to be one of the first events to use Baylor University’s new McLane Stadium, according to the Baylor Lariat newspaper.
- Reuters reports that financial markets are increasingly worried the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before its previously announced 2015 timeframe.
- Crumbling highways are one of many U.S. infrastructure sore points raised during a global logistics summit, according to the Herald-News.
- This article in Metal Miner claims that a bevy of regulations are stifling railroad freight competition.
- New Jersey is debating whether or not to merge its major transportation agencies together, reports the Star-Ledger.
- This story in the Huffington Post hails the progress “cleaner” transportation is making in reducing carbon emissions.