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Vehicles covered in oil and grime after construction project gone wrong

Brian Ethridge - Aug 28, 2014

Vehicles covered in oil and grime after construction project gone wrong

Drivers headed west on Highway 19 near Northfield, Minnesota, found an unpleasant surprise on their vehicles. Commuters saw signs warning of road construction, but didn't think anything of it until they exited their vehicles after reaching their destination. That's when ...

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Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for Highway Trust Fund solution; Plan would remove gas tax

Staff Report - Jun 17, 2014

Lawmaker looks to crude oil tax, indexed diesel tax for Highway Trust Fund solution; Plan would remove gas tax

As the Highway Trust Fund’s insolvency looms, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) has introduced a highway funding plan that would repeal the federal gas tax in favor of other funding options, like taxing oil barrels and indexing the diesel tax to ...

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Subaru updates big block V-Twin engines with temperature sensor

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 06, 2013

Subaru updates big block V-Twin engines with temperature sensor

Subaru Industrial Engines has updated its big block V-Twin engines, which originally debuted at World of Concrete in January. The 35-horsepower EH90 and 40-horsepower EH99 are 999cc and feature connecting rods, large crankshaft bearings and three-ring pistons. The hardened exhaust valve ...

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One Too Many Accidents?

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 19, 2013

One Too Many Accidents?

You can’t prevent everything. As long as there are planes, cars, trains and other forms of transportation, you’ll hear about crashes and wrecks. But at what point do these machines’ safety records cross the line from being a fluke accident ...

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Legislators look to expanded drilling for transportation funding

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 27, 2013

Legislators look to expanded drilling for transportation funding

Since a gas tax seems to be an unlikely source of transportation funding, some legislators are looking to oil. In fact, Speaker John Boehner has called revenues for infrastructure improvements via oil and gas drilling expansions a “natural link,” according to ...

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