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Bad Timing, Tracy Morgan Media Frenzy Bad News for Restart Opponents

Comedian Tracy Morgan in a 2009 photo by David Shankborn via Wikimedia Commons.

June 11, 2014

The crash that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed another passenger in his vehicle has generated a media frenzy about last week's move to suspend a controversial portion of the new hours of service regulations. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge looks at the situation in her All That's Trucking blog.

Tags: Congress, Hours of Service, Fatigue, In the Media, Image, 34 Hour Restart

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

What Happens When Highway Funding Runs Out During an Election Year?

House Speaker John Boehner faces a daunting task getting House committees and the factions of the Republican Party to all work together to get a highway funding bill passed. Photo by Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons.

May 1, 2014

Remember the "fiscal cliff" and what a political fiasco that was? Well, a major political news and analysis website is predicting that dealing with the highway funding crisis in an election year is going to be just as bad.

Tags: Congress, Highway Trust Fund, Politics, Infrastructure Funding

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Thursday, May 1, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Can Foxx Put the Pieces Together?

The new head of the DOT is already looking to one of the big challenges of his job: Getting our dysfunctional Congress to pass a real highway bill.

August 15, 2013

The new head of the DOT is already looking to one of the big challenges of his job, says Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her "All That's Trucking: blog: Getting our dysfunctional Congress to pass a real highway bill by its due date of Sept. 30, 2014.

Tags: DOT, Congress, Anthony Foxx, Infrastructure

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Thursday, August 15, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

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