Nevada lawmakers propose $5 billion vehicle repair program

Nevada lawmakers have proposed a $5.5 billion state vehicle repair bill that includes $500 million for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to conduct a national survey to determine if the state’s new vehicle registration system is working properly.The Senate Transportation Committee voted 21-6 to move forward with the bill, which also would establish a …

Truck driver sentenced to prison for illegally transporting oil spill

DANBURY, Conn.— A truck driver has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for transporting an illegal oil spill.A federal judge in New Hampshire sentenced Kenneth G. Cavanaugh to 10 years and six months in prison, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office in New London.Federal prosecutors said the 31-year-old was transporting crude …

Trucks are driving us crazy

The new generation of trucks are making driving easier for the millions of drivers who drive their own cars, but that doesn’t mean the technology will become obsolete soon.According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, the average driver in the United States now drives less than 15 hours a week, and the average truck driver …