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More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

Brian Ethridge - Oct 24, 2014

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

The list of state department of transportations to have removed the controversial guardrail end-terminal model (ET-Plus) from its approved highway-products list continues to grow. Ten states (and counting)  have now removed the model, including Vermont, Hawaii, Colorado, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New ...

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Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Brian Ethridge - Sep 05, 2014

Deadliest and safest places to drive in the United States

Road safety is always a concern, regardless of where you live. The good news is road fatalities across the United States are down 23 percent since 2005. The bad news: road fatalities still happen far too often. Michael Sivak, research professor ...

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VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

Wayne Grayson - Aug 25, 2014

VIDEO: Semi hauling an excavator plows through a guardhouse while pulling onto college campus

At Bellhaven University they’re referring to it as “the Guardhouse Incident.” With construction having begun on a new on-campus apartment complex, a lot of big construction equipment is making its way onto Bellhaven’s small campus in Jackson, Mississippi. And, as you ...

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10 States with the Worst Drivers

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 19, 2013

10 States with the Worst Drivers

When I’m driving, if someone cuts me off, I’ll momentarily think, “These are some of the worst drivers!” Now, that’s a bit melodramatic. But for drivers in 10 states, that statement isn’t too far from the truth. CarInsuranceComparison.com released a report on ...

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“Pothole Robin Hood” aims to fix 100 potholes in Jackson, Miss.

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 12, 2013

“Pothole Robin Hood” aims to fix 100 potholes in Jackson, Miss.

A man known as the “pothole Robin Hood” has filled more than 50 potholes in Jackson, Mississippi, since Memorial Day, using asphalt he took from the city, according to a report from ABC News. The man, who goes by the name ...

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Mississippi’s I-269 project to be completed by FY2018

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 18, 2013

Mississippi’s I-269 project to be completed by FY2018

Northern District Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert said during an address to the DeSoto County Economic Development Council Infrastructure Committee that the I-269 project in Mississippi should be completed by the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the Desoto Times Tribune reported. The project includes ...

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GVW opens new distribution center in Pennsylvania

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2012

GVW Parts Distribution has opened a new distribution facility in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. GVW expects the addition to improve service in Eastern United States as well as in Canada by shortening the time it take customers to receive parts. The new facility ...

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Doosan names JWH Equipment as authorized dealer

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2012

Doosan Portable Power named JWH Equipment, which is located in Jackson, Mississippi, an authorized dealer for portable air compressors, mobile generators, lighting systems and light compaction equipment. JWH Equipment will represent Doosan in 26 counties in Mississippi including Attala, Claiborne, Clarke, ...

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Ford donates $50,000 to Feeding America to aid in disaster relief

Katie Wood - May 12, 2011

Feeding America announced today that Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, has donated $50,000 to support its disaster relief efforts in the southern states hit by recent tornadoes and floods. Feeding America aids disaster relief ...

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