Rhode Island May Call Special Session in Fall to Consider Truck Toll Plan, Lawmaker Says

    http://www.ttnews.com/articles/petemplate.aspx?storyid=38741 This story appears in the July 6 print edition of Transport Topics. The Rhode Island General Assembly adjourned without approving a controversial truck toll plan offered by the governor, but lawmakers are expected to meet in the fall to continue reviewing the plan, a key state lawmaker said. House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello…


Truck driver who rescued jailer honored by Carnegie

http://www.truckersnews.com/truck-driver-who-rescued-jailer-honored-by-carnegie/   The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission is the latest organization to honor a truck driver who risked his life to save a law enforcement officer who was being attacked by a prisoner in his custody. blackburn 2 Clinton D. Blackburn Clinton D. Blackburn rescued Darrell L. Herndon from assault along the Bluegrass Parkway near…