Monthly Archives: March 2014

January Freight Flow Affected by the Harsh Winter

futureatlas.com / Foter / CC BY 3.4% is the decrease of freight flow this January in comparison with January 2013. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, this is the[...]

The Ultimate Washington Contractor Licensing Guide

Do you know how to get registered in the State of Washington? Nicolas Raymond / Freestock.ca / CC BY In Washington, there are 63 kinds of specialty contractor classifications available. Unlike[...]

30-year mortgage rates at a new high

wwiwsky / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND   Up from 4.32%, the average rate for 30-year fixed mortgages reached 4.4% this week. The steady increase means that the costs of borrowers,[...]

Construction industry regains strength in Las Vegas

seier+seier / Foter / CC BY While experiencing the effects of a post-recession population boom, southern Nevada is also seeing an increase in employment and overall better economic conditions. This[...]

Nissan Recalls 1 Million Vehicles Due to Airbag Malfunction

TheCarShooters / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA Due to a software problem preventing the front passenger airbag from deploying in an accident, Nissan Motor is recalling more than 1 million vehicles[...]

In 2013 Trucks Moved $679 Billion in Goods Between NAFTA Member Countries

jack satta (fnb) / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND According to data provided by the Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, in 2013 the trucking industry moved $679 billion worth[...]