Eugene City Council Supports Vehicle Fee

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Council voted to support Lane County’s effort in sending a vehicle registration fee discussion to the ballot. Monday night, the city council took up the issue. By an 8 to 0 vote, the council approved supporting the referral of a $35 fee to the ballot. The money would be used for … Continue reading »

EPD Inspects Trucks on the Beltline

EUGENE, Ore. — Truck drivers pulled off the Beltline Monday to get their trucks inspected. Eugene Police officers spent the afternoon checking each and every commercial truck passing through the area near Beltline and West 11th. Police do the inspections about four times a year with money from a grant. Officers look at tires and … Continue reading »

Commercial Drive Tests Ends at 4 DMVs

EUGENE, Ore. – The Department of Motor Vehicles says it will no longer offer commercial driver license skills tests at its Southeast Portland, Bend, Roseburg and Coos Bay locations starting April 1. DMV has been phasing out commercial drive tests at its field offices in favor of third-party test providers in an effort to become … Continue reading »

Brattain Trucks Breaks Ground

EUGENE, Ore. — One of the largest heavy-duty truck dealerships in Oregon is setting up shop in Eugene, again. Brattain International Trucks celebrated the groundbreaking of its $6 million sales and service center in west Eugene. The company will bring about 30 jobs into the community. “We’re going from seven bays to 10 bays, and … Continue reading »